Re: revised patch for gmime init, with test.

Subject: Re: revised patch for gmime init, with test.

Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 23:46:46 -0400

To: Pieter Praet,


From: David Bremner

On Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:25:38 +0100, Pieter Praet <> wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 23:22:46 -0400, David Bremner <> wrote:

> with differing hashes), this has the potential of causing confusion
> and/or quite some extra work when debugging using git-bisect(1), so
> I'd like to propose that bugfixes for (to-be-)released code are only
> applied on the 'maint' branch ('release' in the case of Notmuch),
> and then immediately merged back into 'master'.  In fact, this would
> preferrably happen after *every* (series of) commit(s) on the 'maint'
> branch, to prevent issues like [1].

There is some merit it to this. On the other hand, it makes the history
messier.  [1] would have also been prevented by making the patch against
the right branch.