What is the process for suggesting bug fixes and improvements (bugtracker vs gitbug) ?

Alf Høgemark alf at i100.no
Wed Feb 12 20:49:27 CET 2014

I will try to rebase my github pull requests to next branch then.
Thans for the info about the branches, it should probably be put on wiki on development page.


Den 12. feb. 2014 kl. 20:04 skrev Michael Tremer <michael.tremer at ipfire.org>:

> Hi Alf,
> the different branches have the following purpose:
> master:
> Is the branch with the code that is currently shipped (core update n).
> next:
> The branch which is going to become the next release (core update n+1).
> On top of that, we sometimes have feature branches.
> Everything that is sent our way should be branched from and apply to
> next. There might be some occasions where master is also suitable, but
> next is the default.
> Best,
> -Michael
> On Tue, 2014-02-11 at 18:34 +0100, Alf Høgemark wrote:
>> On 02/09/2014 03:01 PM, Michael Tremer wrote:
>>>> Should I make an issue in the bug tracker for each of my pull
>>>> requests ?
>>>> Should I rather attach a patch to a bug tracker issue than issuing
>>>> pull requests on github ?
>>> Basically yes.
>>> This might depend a little bit on what the changes include, but I think
>>> the bugtracker is the best option for most cases. You may still use your
>>> GitHub repository and point to the branch that should be pulled. A set
>>> of patches for each commit is also fine.
>> Could you give some information about what branches you use on 
>> git.ipfire.org ?
>> http://git.ipfire.org/?p=ipfire-2.x.git;a=summary
>> I see the "next" branch, the "master" branch, "core75" branch and for 
>> example the "fifteen" branch.
>> I haven't found information about that on the wiki.
>> I would appreciate a few word about these branches.
>> Will 2.15 be "core76" ?
>> If I have some bug fixes for the current 2.13 core 75, what git branch 
>> should I work against ?
>> The "core75"  branch?
>> If I have some improvements that I think could maybe be part of 2.15, 
>> what git branch should I work against ?
>> Regards
>> Alf

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