[FFmpeg-devel] release

Mike Melanson mike
Thu Jan 29 06:10:54 CET 2009

Jai Menon wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Mike Melanson <mike at multimedia.cx> wrote:
>> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>> Let's get the two biggest bikeshed topics out of the way right now:
>>> - release date: weekend 2009-02-21/22
>>> - release name: 0.5
>>> There, progress, it feels so great...
>> Awesome. No argument here. Does anyone have a reason why we shouldn't go
>> with 0.5 for a release? If you do... I don't really care. :) Let's go
>> with 0.5.
>> BTW, one more pressing matter: How do we actually go about making the
>> release?
> I have another question to add to this. Is there some sort of "feature
> freeze" or something?
> Or do we just create a release branch and continue adding new stuff to
> svn head (and porting
> bugfixes to the release branch etc...) ?
> Maybe somebody who knows about this could give a detailed overview of
> what makes up the release process.

That's a good question. I don't think anyone has any major features 
slated to go in before release. If they do, then we can always kindly 
ask them to hold the features until after mid-February.

     -Mike Melanson

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