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Re: 2.20 plans.

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: 2.20 plans.
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:30:59 +0200
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"Phil Holmes" <address@hidden> writes:

>> Hi,
>> I don't think there is much of a point in delaying more.  I've recently
>> made another run through patches that should be in 2.20 and pushed to
>> stable/2.20 branch.
>> I think further integration work is as likely to destabilize as to
>> stabilize stuff (if I not already did so), so the plan is to have
>> a) let Phil release 2.19.83 as soon as he wants
>> b) release 2.20.0 from that state (with a few cherry-picks on top) about
>> a week after the last urgent "stop the presses" call.  Those would
>> involve synching up documentation and bug fixes so obviously important
>> that one would rather see them in than give them some time for testing.
>> This will be followed (as soon as the state of download/web pages and
>> Phil's resources permit) with releasing 2.21.0 to get an unstable
>> version to refer to.
> I'm getting a bizarre problem with 2.20.  I did my updates to VERSION,
> news, etc. and ran a make to check all was OK.  It failed being unable
> to find Documentation/pt/.  If I ls in a terminal, the directory is
> not shown.  If I look with Nautilus it's there.

Nautilus may show files it knows that may be recovered from backup.

> I know it's been deleted in master,

Obviously I am not quite in the loop: why would we have done that?

> but not in stable/2.20 and I really can't see why it should be there
> in the file viewer but not via terminal.
> Anyone any idea??

I doubt we _have_ working Portuguese documentation for 2.20, so it is
likely that I cherrypicked too little or too much.

David Kastrup

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