Patchwork [wwwdocs] Document ARM/embedded-x_y-branch family

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Submitter Terry Guo
Date July 17, 2012, 2:58 a.m.
Message ID <000801cd63c7$fe9ee3c0$fbdcab40$@guo@arm.com>
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Terry Guo - July 17, 2012, 2:58 a.m.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerald Pfeifer [mailto:gerald@pfeifer.com]
> Sent: Monday, July 16, 2012 8:10 AM
> To: Terry Guo
> Cc: Joey Ye; gcc-patches@gcc.gnu.org
> Subject: Re: [wwwdocs] Document ARM/embedded-x_y-branch family
> 
> Hi Terry,
> 
> On Mon, 9 Jul 2012, Terry Guo wrote:
> > As it becomes our long term goal to deliver arm-none-eabi tool chain
> > based on GCC 4.6/4.7/4.8 and future branches, I am going to use the
> > following pattern to document this branch family. Is it ok to commit?
> 
> yep, this looks good (and sorry for somehow missing this at first).
> 
> The only question I'd have, that may make sense addressing in the
> description, is "What kind of changes to you expect to take there,
> but not the corresponding release branches? And why?"
> 

Hi Gerald,

Thanks for your comments. I updated the description to address this concern.
Is it OK?

BR,
Terry
Gerald Pfeifer - July 18, 2012, 1:06 a.m.
On Tue, 17 Jul 2012, Terry Guo wrote:
> Thanks for your comments. I updated the description to address this 
> concern. Is it OK?

Looks good to me!  And I meant to imply that you should feel
free to go ahead. :-)

Thanks,
Gerald

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Index: htdocs/svn.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/svn.html,v
retrieving revision 1.174
diff -u -d -p -r1.174 svn.html
--- htdocs/svn.html	8 Jun 2012 10:39:57 -0000	1.174
+++ htdocs/svn.html	17 Jul 2012 01:38:51 -0000
@@ -523,14 +523,15 @@  be prefixed with the initials of the dis
   coordinate work with others.  This branch is maintained by the folks
   at Apple.  Previous branch was apple-ppc-branch.</dd>
 
-  <dt>ARM/embedded-4_6-branch</dt>
-  <dd>This branch provides bug-fixes, minor enhancements and stability
-  fixes for GCC 4.6.x when used with ARM's embedded cores, such as
-  the Cortex-R and Cortex-M processors.  It will sync with upstream
-  GCC 4.6 branch regularly.  Most patches will be back-ports of changes 
-  already made on trunk.  Patches should be marked with the
-  tag <code>[arm-embedded]</code> in the subject line.  The branch is
-  maintained by personnel from ARM.</dd>
+  <dt>ARM/embedded-<em>x_y</em>-branch</dt>
+  <dd>These branches provide bug-fixes, minor enhancements and stability
+  fixes for GCC <em>x.y</em> branches when used with ARM's embedded cores,
+  such as the Cortex-R and Cortex-M processors.  Most patches will be
+  limited ARM specific or common back-ports from trunk, unlike the current
+  release branches.  Very occasionally these branches will hold patches
+  that are waiting for trunk acceptance.  Patches for these branches should
+  be marked with the tag <code>[arm-embedded]</code> in the subject line.
+  This family of branches is maintained by personnel from ARM.</dd>
 
   <dt>csl-3_3_1-branch</dt>
   <dd>CodeSourcery release based on GCC 3.3.1.</dd>