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Re: Prerelease


Jason Merrill wrote:

> >>>>> "Toon" == Toon Moene <toon@moene.indiv.nluug.nl> writes:

> > I cannot for the love of it understand how so many last-minute changes
> > need to be applied to the 3.1 branch.  It's not that it isn't already in
> > existence for half a year.

> Because a lot of regressions were only noticed at the last minute.

Well, this is exactly what I think is wrong with our "regression
handling".

We shouldn't act on every regression that surfaces in the last minute
like it should uphold the release.

My take on it is that we should establish a no-later-than date for
release-inhibiting "regressions".

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