[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Releases

Arpi arpi
Sun May 30 23:19:48 CEST 2010


> I think we should do releases more often than we did historically or
> not at all. Otherwise everyone will use very outdated ffmpeg&libav*
> What do you think?
> each svn revission is a release
> one release per day
> one release per week
> one release per month
> one release every 3 month
> ?
> comments?
> iam undecided what is best but i think that releases rarer than once every
> 3 month are too rare
> of course we wouldnt do a release if we know of a major issue in svn at the
> time ...

I absolutely agree! (not that it matters...)

The new mplayer 1.0rc3 release was a horrible joke, from a more than
1 year old svn branch... everyone is downloading the "new" version now...

At least after every important fix or new feature there should be a
new release.


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