[drupal-devel] How are patches to branches handled?

Gerhard Killesreiter killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Sun Feb 13 12:04:56 UTC 2005

On Sat, 12 Feb 2005, K B wrote:

> On Sun, 13 Feb 2005 05:01:33 +0100, Bèr Kessels <berdrupal at tiscali.be> wrote:
> > Op zondag 13 februari 2005 04:55, schreef K B:
> > > What about modules, and fixes to branches?
> > contribs do not use the last digit. I.e. a contrib like image module has
> > nothing to do with the 4.5.1 branch, it will only have a 4.5 branch.
> So what is the point of Scott and Goba (as examples, not to pick on
> anyone), fixing something in 4.5?
> Either:
> a) the fixes gets into 4.5.0, which means we have the problem we describe,

This is true for all contrib modules and themes.

> b) it does not, which brings to question the value of why the fix is
> done to the branch at all

For the main project these patches will be available in later releases,
ie in 4.5.3 should it ever be created.

> c) I am missing something?

Not anymore I hope.


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