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Re: Release 0.26: branching

On 17 Nov 2015 15:51, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> On 17/11/15 15:34, Joseph Myers wrote:
> > On Tue, 17 Nov 2015, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> >> My suggestion would be to run a lighter weight version of the GCC
> >> development process (which I think works very well overall) with perhaps
> >> a 5-month development window followed by a one month stabilization
> >> window.  At the end of that month the release branch is cut and a
> >> release made from it once the code is suitably validated.  Backporting
> > 
> > This sounds like the glibc release process (except that glibc releases are 
> > made from master and the branch then made with the release point as the 
> > branch point).
> Possibly; glibc doesn't really do much in the way of maintenance
> (re)releases though.

we do maintain the release branches, but you're certainly correct we haven't
(yet?) tried doing point releases.  i don't think we have any objection to them,
just no one has really requested/tried it yet.

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