[Mageia-dev] Versions freeze
alien at rmail.be
Sat Mar 3 23:31:49 CET 2012
Op zaterdag 03 maart 2012 10:36:55 schreef Thomas Backlund:
> 03.03.2012 11:24, Michael Scherer skrev:
> > Le vendredi 02 mars 2012 à 20:53 +0100, Maarten Vanraes a écrit :
> >> Op vrijdag 02 maart 2012 20:16:11 schreef Thomas Backlund:
> >>> 02.03.2012 21:08, Dimitri Jakov skrev:
> >>>> Besides... GNOME 3.4 is going to be released on March 28 - does that
> >>> Yes we know...
> >>>> mean that we won't be able to ship it with Mageia 2?
> >>> Nope, we have that as an exception to the freeze...
> >>> (that's why we already run 3.3.x)
> >>> we will have Gnome 3.4.x and KDE 4.8.x in Mageia 2
> >> also, I hope mariadb-5.5.x final (right now we have 5.5.20 which is the
> >> alpha version; beta will come quite soon, then the rc and finals follow
> >> pretty fast and these only contain bugfixes)
> > Next time, maybe waiting for the beta would be better, cauldron is not
> > mean to be a playground for testing upstream softwares when we do not
> > have a strong assurance that the stable will end i the stable release.
> Actually in this case it is ok, since we've been tracking upstream 5.5.x
> branch with the target for 5.5.x final, so "alpha" in this case
> only means fully synced with mysql 5.5 and afaik all intended mariadb
> patches merged...
yes, and so far that haven't been any complaints yet, waiting for mikala,
since he's the most likely person to have issues about it.
> They are only a bit late :/
allthough according to upstream, there seems to be a good chance it will be
released as final quite quickly
> > If everybody start to do that, we spend more time on upgrading to
> > version that should have been stable than fixing others bugs.
> > And if upstream could also try to be a little bit less original and
> > follow some easy to grasp convetion about version number.
yes, it seems they will upgrade the version to +1 for beta and so forth.
but they consider the major versions 5.5 the real version. but still, took me
a while to figure it out...
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