Release Candidate before 2.0.0?
lschiere at pidgin.im
Mon Apr 9 15:09:33 EDT 2007
On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 12:30:57PM -0500, Richard Laager wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-04-09 at 12:05 -0400, Daniel Atallah wrote:
> > On 4/9/07, Warren Togami <wtogami at redhat.com> wrote:
> > > Could we please have a pidgin branded 2.0.0 release candidate prior to
> > > the actual release?
> > >
> > > This would be very helpful for us distributions to prepare for the
> > > package renaming, This would help us to prepare auto-dependency
> > > resolution, and fix up the many plugins packages, so we can more easily
> > > transition into the actual 2.0.0 release.
> > As I've mentioned before, I think this is a good idea. In addition to
> > the benefit for distributors, I also think it'll help eliminate some
> > actual bugs before the final release.
> I agree, but I think the packagers could be looking at things now. The
> code is in the MTN repository, and you can just run "make dist" to get a
> test tarball.
I have a distaste for the idea, but I am unsure it is a rational one. Go
ahead and post a tarball to SF's mirroring.
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