[FFmpeg-devel] [RELEASE] freeze
Mon Feb 9 17:18:18 CET 2009
On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 08:13:54AM -0800, Roman V. Shaposhnik wrote:
> 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
> > left.
> 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?
I'd like to keep people focussed on the trunk. It will not stabilize
more if less people work on it. The branch will be created some time
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