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Re: 21.2.90 pretest, 21.3, 21.4...

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: 21.2.90 pretest, 21.3, 21.4...
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 16:18:36 +0200 (IST)

On Wed, 6 Nov 2002, Karl Eichwalder wrote:

> My idea is to prepare those patches mainly for internal release
> management purposes (but it wouldn't hurd to make them available on
> alpha, too).  Prepare pre-releases as usual, do testing.  Now, when a
> serious problem with the already released version pops up, fix just
> this problem and release a fixed version immediately.

You assume that in the meantime no changes were done in the CVS, which is 
normally not the case.

Also, an entirely new tarball for each bug sounds excessive (each one is 
20MB compressed, remember?).

> PITA, that the gnu announce group is empty
> since ages -- as long as you (not you personally) don't fix the
> announce channels you don't have a right to complain about the lack of
> manpower.

I didn't complain.  Someone needs to step forward to fix gnu.announce as 

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