[m-rev.] for review: a step towards making deep profiling work on Windows

Peter Wang novalazy at gmail.com
Sat Nov 5 17:52:54 AEDT 2011

On Sat, 5 Nov 2011 14:29:57 +1100, Paul Bone <pbone at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> > >
> > >Why put it on the release branch?
> > 
> > Ignore that, force of habit when I was writing the log message.
> > 
> > >More generally, I don't understand why we put non-bugfix changes on release
> > >branches.
> > 
> > What non-bugfix changes have gone on to the 11.07 branch?
> > 
> I'd have to trawl the mailing lists, but I've seen yourself and peter wang
> often include 11.07 in the branches string, maybe in most cases it's a force of
> habbit.
> In some other cases I think it was a feature that was requested by G12 or
> Mission Critical and therefore will get to the users quicker if it's on the
> release branch.

Artifically withholding small, uncontroversial and correct improvements
for an extra six to 12 months seems like a good way to encourage users
to ignore the release branch.

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