1.4.1 release

Paul Guyot pguyot at kallisys.net
Fri Apr 6 00:44:04 PDT 2007

On Apr 6, 2007, at 3:51 PM, Juan Manuel Palacios wrote:

> 	Evening everyone!
> 	So the 1.4.0 release is finally completed after much delay (my  
> bad, my apologies!), and now we're already moving up to 1.4.1.  
> Tonight I did quite some merging into the release_1_4 branch of  
> some of the work that has been happening on trunk, but not all of it.
> 	I'm currently leaving out:
>  1) r23242: Ignoring SSL certificates;
>  2) r23098, r23125, r23238, r23248, 23362 and 23552: "New options  
> for configure flags (C|CPP|CXX|LD)FLAGS and logic to handle that
> and backward compatibility." per Paul's commit log (original and  
> subsequent commits);
>  3) r23246, r23249 and r23291: New -I${prefix}/include and -L$ 
> {prefix}/lib compile time flags;
>  4) r23549, 23550 and r23553: Moving port tests into a test  
> subfolder in order to portindex them;
>  5) Universal variant.
> 	On the one hand, I can't find my commit log mails for the work on  
> the universal variant, so I'd appreciate it if someone could  
> annotate my list with the proper revision numbers; and on the other  
> hand, I'm not sure if 2) and 3) can be split like that, so (Paul)  
> do correct me if I'm wrong. In any case, I'd like to discuss which  
> of those changesets we're going to be including in 1.4.1, so  
> everyone should feel free to ventilate all the pro's and con's  
> about each of them, if any. We should, however, keep in mind that  
> 1.4.1 is meant to be a minor, bug fixing release over 1.4.0 and  
> therefore should not try to offer big and probably still  
> experimental new features like the universal variant, in my  
> opinion; 1.5 seems to me like more appropriate for that. But,  
> again, I'm willing to be proven otherwise.

Could you please list what you're *not* leaving out?
What's the point in annotating what you are leaving out?
Can we simply get rid of releases, considering the time it takes you  
to sort them out?


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