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Re: very close to 1.5.0-alpha1

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 23:25:08 -0500

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 11:15 PM, Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
> Hyrum was going to roll 1.5.0-alpha1 today, but there is still an
> entry in the STATUS file that involve API changes. We discussed it in
> IRC, during a huge review marathon tonight, and felt that even for an
> alpha1 we shouldn't release APIs that are likely to go away.
>
> The change in question is r29454, but it depends on these:
>
> * r29268, r29269, r29287, r29389
> Fix 'log -g'.
> Notes: Performance improvements may follow, but merging this is better
> than nothing (as 'log -g' is currently and completely broken on 1.5.x).
> Votes:
> +1: hwright
>
> (In other words, applying the above four changes removes the last use
> of an API, and then r29454 removes the API itself.)
>
> I'm in the middle of reviewing the 'log -g' changes (and please join
> me if you can), but I probably won't finish tonight. I will try to
> finish as early as I can tomorrow, so Hyrum can roll the release.

Honestly, stressing about the rev counting API seems irrelevant here,
as it is dwarfed in importance by "log -g" itself. The real question
should be if we should release an alpha where 'log -g' is "currently
and completely broken", not whether or not we remove a trivial rev
counting API.

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser@davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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