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Re: [gpsd-dev] Pre-release heads-up

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Pre-release heads-up
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:01:42 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Greg Troxel <address@hidden>:
> > I might tag this one 3.11-rc  and ship final 3.11 closer to Bernd's
> > deadline.  I haven't decided that yet.
> You really should call it rc0; 48h from (any!) code change to a release
> is crazy fast.  Not everyone who could run tests can do so in a
> no-notice 48h window.  The gpsd release process always feels really
> rushed, after a flurry of changes, when a 1-2 week testing period - with
> bug fixes to problems found in testing only - would lead to
> better releases with no real downsides.

We don't have 1-2 weeks.  Not if we're going to make the drop-dead date for
the next Debian release, as Bernd requested.

I'm doing the "bug fixes to problems found in testing only" now.  You
could be too.
                <a href="";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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