Proposal: 1.8 release and development process changes

drago01 drago01 at
Sun Sep 27 22:45:26 PDT 2009

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 12:59 AM, Keith Packard <keithp at> wrote:
> Excerpts from Dave Airlie's message of Sun Sep 27 15:37:14 -0700 2009:
>> make a 1.6-nominate branch, let everyone cherrypick onto it, the 1.6
>> maintainers reviews this branch, picks what they want off it and
>> *reverts* with explanations the ones they don't.
> Yeah, that seems pretty nifty. One issue is that non-committers can't
> nominate patches as easily. I don't have a good suggestion here other
> than adding those to either the wiki or bugzilla. I found the wiki
> easier to deal with than bugzilla, although I should have made a spot
> to put comments about patches which were not included.

What about using git-bz ?

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