[GNC-dev] Request of keeping a 2.6 branch still alive (Re: branch-2.6)

Geert Janssens geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be
Sat Jun 2 04:10:39 EDT 2018

Op woensdag 30 mei 2018 22:31:03 CEST schreef Christian Stimming:
> Am Dienstag, 29. Mai 2018, 06:56:44 schrieb John Ralls:
> > > On May 29, 2018, at 5:04 AM, Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be>
> > > wrote:
> > > 
> > > or at best on a branch that clearly shows it's not maintained by the
> > > currently active gnucash community (like a cstim-2.6 branch or something
> > > similar).
> > 
> > Git != SVN. There is *no reason* for personal branches in a git
> > repository.
> > Everyone has their own repository and can easily publish it on Github or
> > similar services. That’s where personal branches belong.
> But why do we keep a "gnucash" repo at all and not only everyone's personal
> repository? Of course there is some sort of project belonging. My proposal
> is to still keep the 2.6 branch a little bit more alive, and one or two
> maintenance releases might be spun off from there. I'd be the one who does
> the housekeeping there, as discussed already.
> Nevertheless thanks for the pointers about building on Ubuntu 14.04, I'll
> look into this for the time being. I'd still like to have the 2.6 branch
> slightly longer alive, though.

Considering you do offer to take care of that 2.6 branch I can live with 
having one. If John disagrees you may need to make it a core policy decision 
request and check for a broader opinion there.


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