MacPorts installation processes

db iamsudo at
Sat Nov 11 15:18:54 UTC 2017

On 11 Nov 2017, at 15:08, Mojca Miklavec <mojca.miklavec.lists at> wrote:
> But after that the lives of the 2.4 branch and the master branch start diverging. The release 2.4.3 will still be "wildly different from master". The releases x.y.z where z > 0 are not created from the master branch, the release 2.5.0 will come from master.
> The master branch is getting new functionality, but the release branch is only getting bug fixes.

Thanks Mojca, that clears it up. I was somewhat confused by the versioning of master as 2.4.99.

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