We’re considering to remove branch aliases from the recipes because they require some extra work every time we prepare a new release.
E.g. in the
recipe-core we now have
4.x-dev branch, which has an alias for
Some day in the future, when we create the actual separate
4.6 branch on GitHub, we’ll have to patch that alias to become
However, my guess is that nobody actually would use those aliases in real life. Otherwise, if someone wants to play with unreleased minor versions, they could simply go with
If anyone uses those for any reasons, would you be able to tell a bit about the reasons so we could see if there are viable workarounds?