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Re: What's blocking the 1.8 branch?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2013 15:04:02 +0100

On 13.03.2013 14:23, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Hey, all. The CollabNetters were talking today about the status of our
> codebase, and were trying to enumerate the things which are blocking the
> 1.8.x branch.
> * Though we've not seen anything explicitly stating as much, we had the
> sense (per his toggling of the task's status on roadmap.html to "completed")
> that Philip has taken the rename work to a place where he's comfortable
> branching.
> * svn_node_kind_t and svn_kind_t -- Brane has been working to eliminate that
> bit of confusion (which, as an API matter, certainly counts as a release
> blocker).

IMO, that's no longer a blocker, the enums have been merged and only a
few implementation quirks remain -- but they're not harmful.

> * There's some discussion ongoing about svn_client_move7()'s API flags.
> This needs resolution before releasing, too.
> Those are the things we could come up with. Obviously there will be
> numerous bug fixes and performance enhancements and such made to the
> codebase between now and the release itself. Paul and Julian are debating
> something merge-related; Bert commits a minimum of 241 bug fixes per day;
> etc. But does anyone know of other release-branch-blocking activities?

I would consider "API Review" (and related JavaHL updates) to fall into
that category, and it's happening right now. I expect we'll finish that
in time to branch next week.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2013-03-13 15:04:36 CET

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