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Re: Bug-fix release of GNU make

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: Bug-fix release of GNU make
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:01:12 -0400

On Tue, 2014-09-30 at 11:05 +0200, Reinier Post wrote:
> On Mon Sep 29 20:40:55 2014, address@hidden (Frank Heckenbach) wrote:
> > Any news? In order to make it into Debian jessie, time is really
> > getting short. Of course, you may not care much about Debian, but
> > it's still a rather popular distro, and importantly, it's one of the
> > slowest, so if nothing happens, Debian stable will contain a
> > seriously broken (esp. WRT new features) make version for something
> > like 2 years.
> What is more, other distributions, such as Ubuntu,
> are based on Debian: their packages are patched Debian packages.

I was been trying to work out some patches with the VMS folks but it
started to get a bit complex so I've left that for now.

I've published the first RC for 4.1.  Unless there are major issues that
require a second release candidate I'll push a final release of 4.1 this
coming weekend.

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