[openstack-dev] How to stage client major releases in Gerrit?

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Fri Nov 22 09:34:40 UTC 2013

Mark Washenberger wrote:
>     > My question is, is there a correct way to stage breaking changes in
>     > Gerrit? Has some other team already dealt with this problem?
>     > [...]
>     It sounds like a case where we could use a feature branch. There have
>     been a number of them in the past when people wanted to incrementally
>     work on new features without affecting master, and at first glance
>     (haha) it sounds appropriate here.
> As a quick sidebar, what does a feature branch entail in today's parlance?

It can be created on request by release management members (or
infra-core team). I /think/ that by default it would get tested against
master in other branches.

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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