Advice for bugs related to xea accounts files

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Jan 6 11:50:51 EST 2012


Mike Evans <mikee at> writes:

> On Fri, 06 Jan 2012 11:21:43 +0100
> Cristian Marchi <cri79 at> wrote:
>> I've closed a couple of bugs related to some gnucash-xea files in the 
>> accounts subfolder. The patches were submitted to the 2.4 repo: do I 
>> have to submit them also to trunk?
>> Regards
>> Cristian
> Hi Cristian
> Having just gone through this and made a few errors I'll test my new
> knowledge here.
> All commits should be to trunk.
> Commits that need to be backported to 2.4 should be indicated as
> requiring audit by adding "BP" (no quotes) on a line on their own to
> the commit message.
> Having been audited, which in practice appears be that no-one objects
> to the backport, the changes are then cherry picked to to the 2.4
> branch.  Christian Stimming has written a script to do the cherry
> pick, utils/  This assumes you are using git.  It
> correctly adds the original trunk commit revision in [123456] to the
> commit message.
> Commit this to 2.4 branch.
> See:
> I see that John Ralls has recently updated this section.

The exception is for translation updates, which only occur on the stable

> Mike Evans


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