[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Releases
Mon May 31 09:49:04 CEST 2010
On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 12:08 AM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 05:18:29PM -0700, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
>> On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
>> > On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 10:29:07PM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> >> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni <at> gmx.at> writes:
>> >> > 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 Otherwise everyone will use very outdated ffmpeg&libav*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
>> >> (As said before) I strongly support the current daily releases, everything else
>> >> we have seen so far was not such a good idea.
>> > What was the problem exactly?
>> > Note that the people taking part in this discussion are *not* the
>> > target audience for releases. ?Thus it's hardly surprising that
>> > you do not find them to your liking.
>> A release system has to be liked by the developers as well as the
>> users or else it is useless.
> Why do people who do not use releases have to like releases.
> I don't see how this could follow...
BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO MAKE THE RELEASE, obviously. What, do you think
releases just come out of thin air? No, developers have to make them.
If the developers don't like the release schedule, how the hell will
you make them stick to it or be involved at all?
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