Re: [dev] git dmenu mirror with feature branches instead of separate patches

From: Dieter Plaetinck <>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 21:42:00 +0100

On Sun, 21 Nov 2010 19:56:07 +0000
Connor Lane Smith <> wrote:

> On 21 November 2010 19:33, <> wrote:
> > Another kinda heretic idea might be to have fairly feature-rich
> > branches and feature-removing patches. Just thinking loud....
> Trunk, a branch per patch, a spicy branch, and a plain branch? (Names
> pending.)
> Trunk would be mainline dmenu, a stable version to be packaged. The
> spicy would have every patch merged, I guess for people who just can't
> be bothered to mess around merging patches. And the plain would have
> only the essence of what makes dmenu dmenu, for people who want the
> simplest and smallest version. Read: no flags, no Xinerama.
> I'm thinking out loud too. :p
> cls

I think we should just try it. We can easily create new branches
to create new versions, and we'll see soon what works and what doesn't.
With the right choice of branches we can come up with a situation that
is relatively easy to maintain, yet flexible and robust enough.

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