[PySide] About the next PySide release

paulo alcantara paulo.alcantara at openbossa.org
Wed Feb 29 20:45:55 CET 2012

Hi Hugo,

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 2:58 PM, Hugo Parente Lima
<hugo.lima at openbossa.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Just raising a small issue: We have enough bug fixes to do a release but due
> to this long transition to qt-projects plus the guys that didn't accepted the
> CLA for they patches, mostly of the bugfixes are on github repository and the
> github repository already differs a lot from the gitorious and gerrit
> repositories so the question is:
> Should I do a release based on which repository? The most recent github with
> new bugs fixed or the gerit without the new fixes plus minor regressions due
> to people that didn't accepted the CLA?

There's some people waiting for the new PySide release based on the recently
bugs fixed available on the github repository - some of them are important and
should be possibly part of the new release, IMO.

> A hard choice... because if I do the release based on github I'll have a nice
> PySide release with plenty of bugs fixed but what to do next release? i.e. it
> doesn't really solves the problem.
> If I go for gerrit, maybe there's not even enough fixes for a release plus I
> don't want to spend my free time at home doing the re-work of applying patches
> and solving conflicts on the new repository instead of fixing new bugs.

I agree with you.

> While there's not a complete answer for that I can't do a release and PySide
> stays in this limbo with active development but without a release :-/, for
> sure PySide can't be that way forever.

I think that a new release is kind of *urgent* currently.

> To increase the mess yesterday I pushed commits into Shiboken to simplify
> PySide releases and development, ApiExtractor is now a static library and
> GeneratorRunner is no more, so you will only need two repositories to compile
> PySide, the one for the generator (Shiboken) and PySide itself.

This will really make our life easier. Great work, Hugo!

> Comments, opinions, whatever about this issue is appreciated.
> Regards.
> --
> Hugo Parente Lima
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           - Paulo Alcantara

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