[Releasing] We've released the sources from 2012-08-27

lars.knoll at nokia.com lars.knoll at nokia.com
Thu Aug 30 20:49:38 CEST 2012

On Aug 30, 2012, at 3:23 PM, ext Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:

> On quinta-feira, 30 de agosto de 2012 13.14.46, Turunen Tuukka wrote:
>>> Any source testing done in the last 2 days was wasted.
>> Why would it be wasted?
>> For all the problems found, please make a bug report so that we can fix
>> those in the upcoming releases.
> Ok, wasted was not the proper word. But it was definitely not the most efficient 
> use of resources.
> My point is that we didn't need to spend the effort now, if we were going to 
> release packages from 3 days ago. Why were people testing the packages from 
> the 28, 29 or from today?

This was no wasted effort. We did release the packages from today. After Monday, the remaining showstoppers were all related to packaging, not the code in git, so there wasn't a need to update qt5.git and risk introducing regressions there.


> The may find issues that are not in the release packages, and they may fail to 
> find issues that are in the release packages.
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