[Interest] How do I get the most robust version of 5.10
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Thu Apr 12 19:52:21 CEST 2018
12.04.2018, 20:47, "Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com>:
> On Thursday, 12 April 2018 10:34:18 PDT william.crocker at analog.com wrote:
>> >> So, are you saying that the 5.10 branch has been abandoned.
>> > No, it's been *closed*. There's a difference.
>> If it is closed then I assume issues will not be fixed.
>> I call that abandoned.
> A closed branch is one we're not applying fixes to. We're applying fixes to
> next releases, though.
>> >> If so, I do not think the web site should offer it as a download
>> >> candidate.
>> > Huh, why? What's the rationale for this?
>> For me I saw it in a distinguished position (tip of the next-to-last branch)
>> and yet it had known issues which were not fixed nor would, apparently,
>> ever be fixed.
> Those issues will be fixed in the next release. That just happens to be
>> >> I saw that 5.11 was on the tip and, therefore, assumed that
>> >> the latest 5.10 was good and stable.
>> > It is.
>> If I may raise my voice for a moment...
>> No. It (5.10.1) is NOT good.
>> It immediately failed one of my regression tests.
>> You should have known there was an issue because I here it has been fixed in
> Of course there are problems. Do you want us to delete every old release
> because we've fixed bugs? We already have fixes for bugs post 5.9.5, which was
> released today. Should we delete it too?
> Bugs will be fixed in the next release.
>> Fortunately I did not spend too much time blaming my code.
>> I submitted a bug report and was offered 3 patches which fixed the problem.
>> I think leaving that prominent, dangling version with known
>> issues is irresponsible.
> Ok, we'll delete all releases. Please build only from Git, from the dev
> branch. It's the only one that has all fixes.
* only in moments shortly after all merges are done
> Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
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