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Re: Will there be an Emacs 28.3 release?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Will there be an Emacs 28.3 release?
Date: Sun, 04 Jun 2023 15:01:25 +0300

> From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@gentoo.org>
> Date: Sun, 04 Jun 2023 13:05:14 +0200
> The 28.3-rc1 release candidate appeared on 2023-02-19 which was more
> than three months ago. The statement at the time was that the 28.3
> release would be made "hopefully already later today" but apparently
> that hasn't happened. There's also no activity on the emacs-28 branch
> since February. Meanwhile, the pretest for 29.1 has started.
> So, will there be an 28.3 release at all?

Only if someone steps forward to finish the job started by Stefan
Kangas, who prepared the RC.  I myself cannot afford adding that to
what I have to do already, including the v29.1 release process.

> I am asking because Gentoo has a package for the release candidate with
> testing keywords since February, and I wonder what will be the way
> forward. If it was certain that there won't be a 28.3 release, then we
> would presumably label our 28.3_rc1 package as stable and drop 28.2.
> (It has seen three months of testing after all. :)

I think making your own 28.3 release is a good move, all things

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