[Numpy-discussion] Remove current 1.7 branch?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu Jul 12 00:42:19 CDT 2012

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 11:21 PM, Thouis (Ray) Jones <thouis@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 1:28 AM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Travis and I agree that it would be appropriate to remove the current
> 1.7.x
> > branch and branch again after a code freeze. That way we can avoid the
> pain
> > and potential errors of backports. It is considered bad form to mess with
> > public repositories that way, so another option would be to rename the
> > branch, although I'm not sure how well that would work. Suggestions?
> I might be mistaken, but if the branch is merged into master (even if
> that merge makes no changes), I think it's safe to delete it at that
> point (and recreate it at a later date with the same name) with
> regards to remote repositories.  It should be fairly easy to test.
Looking at the log, the only commits I see are the release notes and a
backport of bento build fixes. I think it is safe to delete the branch.

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