[FFmpeg-devel] [RELEASE] freeze
Roman V. Shaposhnik
Mon Feb 9 17:13:54 CET 2009
On Mon, 2009-02-09 at 17:10 +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 04:03:38PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> > Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
> > > OK people, the time has come to freeze. Two more weeks for the release
> > > remain. From now on please refrain from committing anything that might
> > > be risky and/or not a bug fix.
> > >
> > > Documentation updates, cosmetics and similar changes are exempt from the
> > > freeze. We haven't had a freeze in 200 or so weeks, you will survive 2
> > > weeks of restraint now ;-)
> > What purpose does halting development for 2 weeks serve? You could
> > just as well release svn HEAD now instead.
> Please no pointless discussions at this point.
Lets try to make it topical then.
> The idea is not to halt development, but to refocus it on bug and
> regression fixes. There is no risk that anybody might get bored
> during the next two weeks. We have plenty of work for everybody
Can I, please, suggest a fork/branch tagged with "releaseXX" that
is supposed to accumulate all the bug fixes and get eventually
released with the HEAD moving along as nothing happened?
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