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Re: [O] Merge branch 'maint'

From: Josiah Schwab
Subject: Re: [O] Merge branch 'maint'
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2015 05:58:43 -0700

Hello Oleh,

On 11 September 2015 at 04:59 PDT, Oleh Krehel wrote:

> What is the purpose of maint exactly? In Emacs git repository there's
> master and emacs24. All commits apply to master first, while some are
> cherry picked onto emacs24. The emacs24 branch will never be merged into
> master: it's divergent and that's fine.
> As I understood, for Org mode some commits are applied to maint, and
> then merged into master. Why?

It may be helpful for you to do a some background reading on workflows
with git.  Have you ever read the gitworkflows man page?


This page discusses many of the questions you have raised.


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