Back port commits to 0.18 branch

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Re: Back port commits to 0.18 branch

Post by Kunda1 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:24 pm

Good point openBrain
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Re: Back port commits to 0.18 branch

Post by openBrain » Fri Dec 20, 2019 6:32 pm

Kunda1 wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:24 pm
Good point openBrain
Thanks. :) Not that I'm proud of these commits, but they looks to me very little risky, while with a potential high gain regarding forum threads we'll have when Inkscape 1.0 will be released and adopted. :lol:

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Re: Back port commits to 0.18 branch

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Re: Back port commits to 0.18 branch

Post by uwestoehr » Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:07 am

This one should be backported in my opinion: https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/pull/2909

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Re: Back port commits to 0.18 branch

Post by chrisb » Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:02 am

Is there a good reason why exactly this should be backported? Most users of Path workbench seem to use 0.19 anyway - for good reasons.
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Re: Back port commits to 0.18 branch

Post by uwestoehr » Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:31 pm

chrisb wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:02 am
Is there a good reason why exactly this should be backported? Most users of Path workbench seem to use 0.19 anyway - for good reasons.
Because our latest stable release should get all known bugfixes. Especially new users start with the stable version and not an unreleased 0.19.

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Re: Back port commits to 0.18 branch

Post by chrisb » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:18 pm

uwestoehr wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:31 pm
Because our latest stable release should get all known bugfixes.
Was there a decision made on this?
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Re: Back port commits to 0.18 branch

Post by uwestoehr » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:34 pm

chrisb wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:18 pm
Was there a decision made on this?
The branch maintainer has to decide, I can only make a proposal.
I don't know who the 0.18 maintainer is.

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Re: Back port commits to 0.18 branch

Post by chrisb » Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:17 am

No, I mean on the general strategy of having all bugfixes backported. That seems rather uncommon. New releases usually bring new features and bugfixes. Backports are made for more or less critical bugs.
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Re: Back port commits to 0.18 branch

Post by sgrogan » Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:20 am

uwestoehr wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:34 pm
I don't know who the 0.18 maintainer is.
Its wmayer, yorik, and the WB maintainers.
Historically only critical bug fixes would be backported, like crashes!
As the FreeCAD distribution capability has increased more "usability" bugfix backports have been excepted. I would note that wmayer is the OP for this thread.

When the binaries are built/released is a loose collaboration of the packagers.

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