Commit ca947054 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

* CONTRIBUTE (Branches): Improve wording for back-ported commits.

parent f234fc2c
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However, if you know that the change will be difficult to merge to the
trunk (eg because the trunk code has changed a lot), you can apply the
change to both trunk and branch yourself. Indicate in the release
branch commit log that there is no need to merge the commit to the
trunk; start the commit message with "Backport:". gitmerge.el will
then exclude that commit from the merge to trunk.
change to both trunk and branch yourself. It could also happen that a
change is cherry-picked from master to the release branch, and so
doesn't need to be merged back. In these cases, indicate in the
release branch commit log that there is no need to merge the commit to
the trunk; start the commit message with "Backport:". gitmerge.el
will then exclude that commit from the merge to trunk.
** Other process information
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