[Ffmpeg-devel] Creating releases
Sat Apr 14 15:18:04 CEST 2007
Robert Swain <robert.swain at gmail.com> writes:
> On 14 Apr 2007, at 13:48, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Many projects use an iterative development model where the code is
>> chopped into tiny, tiny pieces, and then weeks/months/years are spent
>> piecing them back together to form a "release", after which the
>> process is repeated again. In these projects, snapshots between
>> releases are very unstable, and often do not even compile.
> Breaking into pieces and piecing back together? What? Maybe if some
> code needed an overhaul but not every time, that would be silly. Or
> did I misunderstand?
I never said it made sense, only that it's being done.
>> To summarize, you are free to make whatever releases you wish, but you
>> will be on your own.
> Unless there are a group of FFmpeg developers who aspire to this
> 'professional' approach to development. I hope that such a group
> could coexist alongside the status quo.
Fine by me. I'm just saying that none of the currently active
developers seem to be willing to invest that time.
mans at mansr.com
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