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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Upgrades to TDE 3.5.13 ...

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 14:29:07 -0600
> On Monday 05 December 2011 18:49:48 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>> >> Why not make a release, 3.5.14, in early January, after the move to
>> >> Git and the rename thing is completed??
>> >> Even if it cures only a small bunch of bugs, it will be good, in many
>> >> respects.
>> >
>> > +1
>> >
>> > I like this idea
>> Doing a release properly requires a little over a month dedicated to
>> release tasks such as beta testing, compiling packages on all
>> distributions, compiling release notes, etc.  Also, building binary
>> packages is not cheap, in terms of both time (of our distribution
>> maintainers) and money (to feed everyone's build computers with
>> electricity).
>> Releasing after the move to GIT would not cure a lot of the more
>> stubborn
>> bugs.  Additionally, due to the renaming of *KDE* strings, the
>> distribution maintainers have some work to do in order to update their
>> packaging files.  I don't want to place that kind of demand on our
>> volunteer staff during the Christmas season, and then turn right around
>> and demand the same thing a couple months later.
>> Thoughts?
> My heart sank when I saw the suggestion!  And why necessarily 6 monthly?
> It
> makes sense for the Ubuntu build, but that is faster than Debian's own
> release cycle.  I personally would rather that Trinity 3.x.x were released
> when it is ready, rather than on time, but buggy.


That is what I would like to see as well.  I just wanted to make sure I
wasn't the only one. ;-)