[tcpdump-workers] how many stable branches to have

Michael Richardson mcr at sandelman.ca
Fri May 22 10:17:06 EDT 2015


Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
    >> I have no problem with having lts- branches created for distros, and I'd
    >> rather do that than have "old stable".  I'd rather call them something
    >like:
    >> wheezy-4.7
    >> or     centos7-4.7

    > So, if both Chocolate Coated Spinach Linux "Orangina" and Pink Frog BSD
    > 5.7 were released with tcpdump 4.7, would we have separate orangina-4.7
    > and pinkfrog5.7-4.7 branches for them?

I think that yes, we would, but clearly, we would want to not go crazy.
Are you planning any amphibian based BSD forks this year? :-)



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