[Numpy-discussion] Remove current 1.7 branch?

Travis Oliphant travis@continuum...
Thu Jul 12 01:34:59 CDT 2012

Thanks for the review.   I think it will be safe as well.  Ondrej is traveling to Prague at the moment.  When he arrives, let's here what he has to say and then move forward. 


On Jul 12, 2012, at 12:42 AM, Charles R Harris wrote:

> 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. 
> Chuck
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