MacPorts 1.7.0 without GSoC contributions

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Aug 14 04:19:24 PDT 2008

We have 9 months of development on trunk since 1.6.0. It has several  
new features, not just bugfixes, so it seems big enough and different  
enough to warrant the 1.7.0 version number. Also, we have a bug in  
the 1.6.0 disk image installer whereby the .profile doesn't get  
created. Policy thus far has been to only create disk images for .0  
releases so 1.7.0 would be the first version that could fix that (not  
that I like this policy...).

On Aug 14, 2008, at 05:15, Randall Wood wrote:

> Why not call it 1.6.1 and branch 1.7.0 once the GSoC privileges code
> is integrated? The Framework is (being) designed to ship as a port.
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 5:15 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> I would think we would want to release MacPorts 1.7.0 without the
>> Google Summer of Code contributions, simply since I expect most users
>> haven't tested that code yet and we want to release code that's well-
>> tested. We probably don't need to make a 1.7 branch right now, but I
>> would keep this in mind so that whenever we do create 1.7.0 we do so
>> from a point before the GSoC code is merged in (and then merge into
>> the 1.7 branch changes made on trunk after the GSoC merges if
>> necessary).

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