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Re: release plans

From: Travis Briggs
Subject: Re: release plans
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2009 14:00:04 -0400

I'll volunteer for helping regtest.

You just look at two output images and compare them, right? Any
difference, the test fails?


On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 1:44 PM, Graham Percival
<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 06:34:41PM +0200, John Mandereau wrote:
>> Le vendredi 18 septembre 2009 à 06:56 +0100, Graham Percival a écrit :
>> > Some time later today (knock on wood) I'll make the official
>> > 2.13.4 release.  This will happen whenever I manage to solve or
>> > bludgeon all the issues involved in building GUB on my university
>> > machine.  As such,
>> > - I'm not going to check the regtests
>> Is it worth I generate a regtest comparison manually (without gub, doing
>> git checkout release/2.12.3-0;make test-baseline;
>> git checkout release/2.12.4-1;make check) and upload it somewhere.
> Maybe.  Do we have a volunteer to check them?  In any case, that
> can't be done until there's a release.
>> > - I'm not going to announce it on info-lilypond or the website.
>> Unless enybody else absolutely wants to do this, I'll take care of this,
>> including giving appropriate credits to the most important work done
>> since last release (including work on GUB by you and Jan).
> That's not the issue -- the issue is that this release will happen
> "accidentally".  I know that the upload script is currently
> broken.  I'll be fixing stuff, re-running it, fixing more stuff,
> and re-running it.  And then all of a sudden, *boomph*, it'll
> work.  And then I'll say "hey guys, apparently 2.13.4 is out",
> just like I did for 2.13.2.  Basically, I can't predict when it
> will happen.
> I'm saying that we shouldn't announce it because various parts of
> .4 might suck.  Once we've checked it out and maybe made some
> changes... and hopefully once I have a reproducible series of
> steps for making a release... *then* we'll release .5 and announce
> it.
>> >   But I still
>> > need to spend *far* less time on lilypond, particularly during
>> > university hours.
>> Oh, I knew this in early March, then I realized that I didn't time for
>> both this and completing a decent Master thesis.
> Oh, I'll still be doing 1-2 hours each day at home on my netbook.
> It's just that the extra university time should be restricted to 1
> hour.
> Cheers,
> - Graham
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