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[TSVN] New release soon? (was Re: [TSVN] Problem with build.bat?)

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-01-07 20:56:58 CET

Will Dean wrote:
> At 20:20 07/01/2005 +0100, you wrote:
>
>> Yes. What do you think? Another release soon?
>
> Well, as we have no formal criteria for deciding on stability, who can
> say? :-)

We always could start defining a release procedure. There's nothing
stopping us from doing that.

> There doesn't seem to have been too much of a problem with regression
> with the TSVNPath work I've been doing.

Nope. Seems to work great!

> I think the shell extension has got a fair bit better since the 1.1.2
> release - the icon overlay updating is much better than it was (still
> not perfect, though, I'm afraid, though I think I understand more about
> what the shell is doing, at least on XP) The GUID change will probably
> be an improvement for some, too.

Just not for the TCVS people ;)

> Funny enough, I created a branch today for me to experiment with some
> stuff on, so if we wanted to freeze for a week to see what's broken, and
> then release at the end of next week (say), then that would be OK with me.

So how about we create the release branch on say tuesday evening. Then
schedule the release for friday evening?
Or is that too short a time?

> The nightly is broken at the moment because of the WiX changes, so
> people can't test with that, which is a point to consider.

As long as it starts working when we do the freeze, I guess that would
be ok.

Another thing to consider: we now use the Scintilla edit control instead
of the standard windows edit control (which, let's be honest, sucks for
entering longer log messages). I'm not sure if that will work reliably
for non-ascii languages, especially languages which have special chars
like chinese.
Someone out there who uses such an OS care to try a nightly build and test?

Stefan

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