[Ovirt-devel] RFC: make "next" the default branch

Jim Meyering jim at meyering.net
Fri Sep 12 18:50:53 UTC 2008

"Hugh O. Brock" <hbrock at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 03:53:37PM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
>> Since most activity happens on "next" these days,
>> we're considering making that the default branch upon clone.
>> That would simplify several common scenarios.
>> On the positive side, it will let us simplify both
>> documentation and build procedures (there have been more than
>> a few misunderstandings due to development proceeding on "next"
>> and that not being the default).
>> On the down side, it's slightly nonstandard.
>> Thoughts?  objections?
> I can't think of any reason not to do this -- the branch people can
> commit on should really be the default branch I think.

Ok.  Barring objections, Monday I'll detail what
exactly will have to change.

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