[FFmpeg-devel] release feedback

compn tempn
Sun Mar 15 00:34:23 CET 2009

On Sat, 14 Mar 2009 20:06:15 +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>As for the release process, it could surely be improved.  It was bad
>luck that roundup broke at the time we wanted to have the bug fixing
>weekend.  I had hoped that more people would be motivated to work on
>fixing bugs during this weekend.  Some actually did, but the interest
>was not overwhelming.

you tried to mix bugfixing with release, this was unexpected for some...
some just expected a tarball to test and bingo.

>The other question is ongoing support for releases.
>I think we should just port security fixes to the release branch.

skip that, and use the fixed trunk as a new release.

we dont support old ffmpeg, we dont support old ffmpeg. how many times
must this be repeated? is there any problem with a new release that
fixes a security issue ?

distros have patches for each package anyways. what makes this


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