Stable Branch

Some articles on stable, branch, stable branch:

Freeze (software Engineering)
... For example, a project may have a "stable" branch from which new versions of the software are released, and a separate "development" branch in which the developers add new code ... to prevent promotion of some or all changes from the development branch to the stable branch ...
Linux Architecture - Development - Development Model
... or "mainline" kernels, meaning that they contain the main, generic branch of development ... This branch is officially released as a new version approximately every three months, after Torvalds does an initial round of integrating major changes made by all other programmers ... In the current scheme, the main branch of development is not a traditional "stable" branch, instead it incorporates all kinds of changes, both the latest features as well as ...

Famous quotes containing the words branch and/or stable:

    When I am finishing a picture I hold some God-made object up to it—a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand—as a kind of final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If there’s a clash between the two, it is bad art.
    Marc Chagall (1889–1985)

    If it is to be done well, child-rearing requires, more than most activities of life, a good deal of decentering from one’s own needs and perspectives. Such decentering is relatively easy when a society is stable and when there is an extended, supportive structure that the parent can depend upon.
    David Elkind (20th century)