Re: Our (in)ability to do releases?
On Mon, 10 Jul 2006, Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 10, 2006 at 12:35:04PM -0400, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> > On 7/10/06, Malcolm Rowe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >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.
> Yeah. I was thinking that on the way home. I think we'd have avoided a
> lot of the recent stress of trying to release 1.4.0-rc1 if we'd already
> put out a 1.4.0-beta1 when we were ready (about 6 weeks ago).
Given the current process, betas would be useful to get some initial
feedback on whether we're in good enough shape for a release
Received on Mon Jul 10 20:41:35 2006
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