[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Releases
Thu Jun 10 21:24:57 CEST 2010
On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 20:44:23 (CEST), Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 07:27:36PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 05:00:26PM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> > Diego Biurrun <diego <at> biurrun.de> writes:
>> > > Was it worth an afternoon's work? Yes.
>> > You forget the work other people have to explain that it's everything but "new".
>> For hundreds of hours?
> a few hours maybe per a few thousand of users how are trying to figure out
> why their latest software doesnt work
>> Seriously, it was clearly marked as a point release from the 0.5 branch:
>> May 25, 2010
>> We have just pushed out another point release from our 0.5 release
>> branch: FFmpeg 0.5.2. This is a maintenance-only release that addresses
>> a small number of security and portability issues. Distributors and
>> system integrators are encouraged to update and share their patches
>> against this branch.
> This is outdated software, you want to upgrade to svn
> its shorter and gets the point better accross
It seems the press and news sites did get the message correct, and
recommended as well to use the latest version from svn.
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4
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