WIki Page discrepancies

Geert Janssens geert.gnucash at
Mon Jan 29 12:33:10 EST 2018

Op maandag 29 januari 2018 17:42:01 CET schreef David T. via gnucash-devel:
> Hello,
> More on the two Git pages (“Git” and “An Introduction to Git”)(Thanks,
> Geert!).
> I notice that “An Introduction to Git” says that there are 2 important
> branches: master and maint, whereas “Git” says that there are three:
> master, maint, and unstable, with the note that unstable only exists when a
> new major release is imminent. I will assume that the latter is more right
> (insofar as it goes into more technical detail about the git branching that
> the project uses), but should the Intro page be changed to be more in line
> with the main Git page? Something like this:
> There are two primary branches in the GnuCash repositories:
>  master
>    is the default branch in git. New features and their documentation should
> be based on this branch. maint
>    is the second important branch. Bugfixes, translations, and improvements
> to the documentation should usually be applied on this branch.
> A third branch, unstable will exist when a major release is imminent, but is
> used for beta releases.
> Cheers,
> David
> _______________________________________________
> gnucash-devel mailing list
> gnucash-devel at


Thanks for reviewing this.

Yes, I would keep this information similar on both pages. I think new 
contributors would probably be very confused if the pages didn't state the 
same and not know which one to believe.


More information about the gnucash-devel mailing list