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Re: Policy on Maintenance Releases; Perl 5.12.x maint plan

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From:
Jesse Vincent
Date:
April 22, 2010 18:34
Subject:
Re: Policy on Maintenance Releases; Perl 5.12.x maint plan
Message ID:
20100423013441.GI2556@fsck.bestpractical.com



On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 10:52:41PM +0200, Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
> On 8 April 2010 18:55, Jesse Vincent <jesse@fsck.com> wrote:
> > Based on that discussion, these are the ground rules for future maint
> > releases of Perl:
> [...]
> >  * Updates to dual-life modules should consist of minimal patches to
> >    fix crashing or security issues (as above).
> >
> >  * New versions of dual-life modules should NOT be imported into maint.
> >    Those belong in the next stable series.
> 
> I would like to add an exception for Module::Corelist. Since a new
> version of Module::Corelist is released with each perl, it would be a
> pain to patch separately each branch. So it would be less of a hassle
> to have 5.12.1's M::C contain also information about 5.13.0, for
> example.

Ok. If there are non-data changes, I'd still like it to run through the
+1, +1 process
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