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Re: Status of the 4.1 branch

On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 2:02 PM, Gerald Pfeifer <> wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Mar 2008, Kaveh R. Ghazi wrote:
>  > Is it time to close the 4.1 branch?  We have four active branches at
>  > the moment, which is probably too many.
>  The question is if anyone is using that branch.  If someone is, and
>  would keep maintaining the branch locally (or as a different branch
>  in the SVN) I guess it's neutral.  If more than one party
>  is using it, it seems preferrably to keep this in the open.
>  I could stop doing weekly snapshots and only run one upon specific
>  request.
>  Again, I don't have a personal preference either way, so I'm looking
>  for input. :-)

I think the question is more about how to handle bugzilla with respect
to 4.1.  If the conclusion is that we want to get rid of the 4.1 regression
markers and thus close remaining 4.1 only bugs as WONTFIX then
we should officially close the branch.  If people still want to publically
maintain it by for example backporting patches then they could do
so on a branch on top of the last rev of the 4.1 branch.


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