main Stable branch

This is tagged with releases

Always moves forward

Changes go through integration and testing on next before integrated on main.

next Staging / integration

This is where GitHUB pull-requests should point to.

docs Website updates

This is based off main and only contains changes to the website / documentation, that is, to ensure that the website by default serves documentation for the latest release, however, with the option of changing the rest of the documentation around that release.

rc Release candidate prepping

This provides the “maintenance” changes when no more features are going in, this includes:

version-bump man-pages bash-completions documentation-generation (API and Command output) - integrate current CHANGELOG.rst

Once these are done, and no regressions are found, then rc is integrated on next next is integrated on main main is tagged with the version-number (vX.Y.Z)