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Re: Our (in)ability to do releases?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-07-10 18:35:04 CEST

On 7/10/06, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:

> Just to clarify (because I don't think I was very clear above), the
> 'theoretical' part of the problem I was referring to was the BDB
> pool-destruction ordering bug that I don't pretend to understand,
> and that was recently fixed.
>
> But now that you mention it, we could have released -rc1 with the initial
> --bdb-txn-nosync bug present (i.e. before Garrett's pool-destruction fix
> in svnserve) and just noted the problem as a known bug for that release.

That gets us back to the "it's not much of an RC if we know we aren't
going to release it" problem... Maybe we really need beta releases
for major version bumps or something like that.

-garrett

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