[ANNOUNCE] 0.9.32-rc1 released
joakim.tjernlund at transmode.se
Mon Dec 27 10:57:53 UTC 2010
> On 25/12/10 14:29, Ed W wrote:
> > Hi
> >> Once we've done a full SUSv4 audit we could start thinking about something like a 1.0.0.
> >> This release will be 0.9.32
> > I personally think you are artificially attached to keeping the version numbers low (ie in the opposite direction)? Why
> > not call that SUSv4 release version 2? (or 3?)
> > I do get that the numbering is completely arbitrary, but equally you could be seen as arguing completely the opposite
> > direction? I mean to programmers, what is wrong with a major release of functionality occurring between version 126.96.36.199
> > and 188.8.131.52? However, to less technical folks it's a good hint as to the progress of the project
> > On the other hand it's not entirely unreasonable to point out that "much" of the world tends to use an easily increasing
> > first digit for major releases (which in a previous thread it was already agreed that nearly all uclibc releases are
> > pretty much "major releases"?), a minor release second digit and a point release third digit. Agreed it's completely
> > arbitrary, but it does help keep a sense of perspective on progress to an outside observer?
> > Anyway, the whole point is it's completely arbitrary... (But I do think a major addition such as nptl threads is worth
> > of an increase in major version number? SUSv4 audit might also be?)
> > Cheers
> > Ed W
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> Please guys,
> let's work together to improve further uClibc, without spending so much in discussions regarding
> the numbering policy, that is anyway a important part of the release strategy.
> I agree with Bernhard's current strategy. I'd suggest to include the prelink stuff in 0.9.33, so we can create
> a rc1 once prelink will start to get merged, and continue with SUSv4 audit.
I believe PROTECTED syms needs to go in before next release. Carmelo?
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