[sword-devel] Sword 1.6.2 NOW!
manfred.bergmann at me.com
Tue Sep 14 03:46:13 MST 2010
Am 14.09.2010 um 11:19 schrieb Martin Gruner:
> Hi Karl,
> branching is not a pain for this kind of purpose. Just branch off the
> repository state of 1.5.1 (I guess there is a tag available), apply the
> one-liner, and release a 126.96.36.199. A bugfix release. That should have
> been the answer to the problems at hand, not a patch.
Implement new features in trunk. Apply bug fixes to trunk and to a 1.6.1 branch or tag as well.
No worries then about being forced to release untested new features for a bug fix release.
> Am 14.09.10 11:58, schrieb Karl Kleinpaste:
>> Jaak Ristioja <Ristioja at gmail.com> writes:
>>> Why not branch?
>> Because branching is a whole new world of pain, for something as
>> straightforward as a workaround patch for a curl library bug. It's a
>> one-line patch, for pity's sake.
>>> Since there has probably been no announcement from Sword that distros
>>> should patch,
>> Um... Procession from false assumption. Anyone who's involved enough
>> to be doing distribution of Sword software ought to be involved enough
>> to be seeing discussion about such things as the curl bug and its patch
>> When the bug was encountered, there was rather a lot of activity about
>> it. Anyone who didn't see it...just wasn't watching.
>>> If I remember correctly, an OpenSUSE user was the last to report the
>>> bug to BibleTime, so maybe OpenSUSE still has it unpatched.
>> No. Brian Dumont <bdumont at ameritech.net> is on top of that, and has
>> informed me in the past that appropriate updates were available as of
>> Aug 05.
>> Whether updated builds get to the field properly is a whole different
>> question -- e.g. we have the annoying nightmare that a Xiphos display
>> workaround release for an xulrunner bug, fixed in May, hasn't gotten
>> back to Ubuntu repositories, though it's available elsewhere just fine
>> (via CrossWire's Ubuntu PPA for Sword builds).
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