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Re: Releasing 1.7.10

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 17:32:05 +0200

On 10.05.2013 17:28, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 05:17:47PM +0200, Branko Čibej wrote:
>> On 10.05.2013 16:32, Stefan Sperling wrote:
>>> The STATUS file on 1.7.x contains a lot of entries.
>>> There is one critical issue (the \n problem with FSFS) that I would
>>> like to release a fix for ASAP.
>>> I'd be happy to drive the release process for 1.7.10, and would roll
>>> a tarball next Thursday or Friday. This would leave about one week
>>> for additional review and nominations.
>>> Any objections?
>> I propose we get 1.8.0-rc out the door first.
> I've already sent my sigs for 1.8.0-rc1 last week.

RC-1 was effectively vetoed by the svnserve threading problems which are
being actively fixed now. We cannot release that tarball.

> Are you worried that people will still be busy testing 1.8.0-rc1
> next week, so they won't have time to review STATUS on 1.7.x?
> And I don't see why we couldn't prepare two releases somewhat
> concurrently. Not that I want people to hurry unnecessarily.
> But it won't hurt to have a 1.7.10 tarball people could sign
> if they wanted to, would it?

It would be far better to let people concentrate on those fixes than to
distract them with 1.7.10. There's no rush that I detect.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2013-05-10 17:32:41 CEST

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