[gmx-developers] Bug merging from release to master

Berk Hess hess at cbr.su.se
Thu Mar 10 16:11:00 CET 2011

On 03/10/2011 03:58 PM, mwolf at gwdg.de wrote:
>> On 03/10/2011 02:01 PM, Roland Schulz wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 5:44 AM,<mwolf at gwdg.de>   wrote:
>>>> I want to merge release-4-5-patches and master after a bugfix. I get
>>>> conflicts that are not related to my changes. If I understand the
>>>> discussion correct this comes from the code movement that has happened
>>>> in
>>>> master.
>>> For me it has helped before to set
>>> git config merge.renameLimit 3000
>>> If you then redo the merge it might be able to merge it correctly.
>>> Roland
>> release-4-5-patches and master have diverged and will diverge more in
>> the near future.
>> We would of course like to have all bug fixes of 4.5 into master. But we
>> need to come
>> up with a proper policy for doing this, as it could soon become very
>> tedious.
>> So please do not commit any merges or bug-fixes into master which are
>> also in 4.5-patches
>> without explicit authorization from the core developers.
>> We will soon announce the policies and release plans for the near future.
>> Sorry for the inconvenience,
> Sorry, I read your email too late. Carsten and I have just merged master
> and 4-5-patches . However, the Conflicts where minor after using Rolands
> suggestion.
Well,that's good news then, I guess.


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