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From:
Rafael Garcia-Suarez
Date:
April 26, 2010 14:18
Subject:
Re: [PATCH RFC] maint policy change: cherry-picked commits should have --signoff
Message ID:
u2ub77c1dce1004261418x13f2c435ua006a6d72e10e8aa@mail.gmail.com
On 26 April 2010 22:58, David Golden <xdaveg@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 4:16 PM,  <avar@cpan.org> wrote:
>> From: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avar@cpan.org>
>>
>> It's a lot easier to follow who agreed to integrating a given commit
>> to maint when it's part of the Git history. Having it in Git doesn't
>> replace the mailing list discussion, it compliments it.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avar@cpan.org>
>
> -1 on the grounds that I'd prefer less process and bureaucracy. Just
> because git *can* do something doesn't mean we have to use it.

I would have to agree there. I'm trying to figure out a way to keep
track of who voted up a cherry-picking ; but we should keep the
process simple if we want to see maint releases in a timely and
effective fashion.

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