[Gdal-dev] Motion: Promote GDAL 1.4.0 RC1 to be GDAL 1.4.0 Final
hobu at iastate.edu
Thu Jan 4 14:06:24 EST 2007
+1 Assuming we are happy with buildbot results,
At 12:27 PM 1/4/2007, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>That the GDAL 1.4.0RC1 release candidate be promoted to being the official
>GDAL 1.4.0 release.
>GDAL PSC members (myself, Howard, Andrey and Daniel) should vote on the above
>motion. All gdal-dev committers and users are welcome to comment on
>if they have input.
>I haven't seen any serious problems with the GDAL 1.4.0 RC1 release, so I'm
>floating the idea of promoting it to be 1.4.0 final. There have been some
> o The netcdf driver Open() method can fail with an assert in some cases
> (such as trying to open a zero length .rst file). This isn't fixed in
> CVS but could be before an RC2.
> o Dori's bug is still apparently not fixed though I haven't investigated
> nor can I promise it would be.
> o Ari has committed a change with the description " gdal.pm, gdalconst.pm,
> ogr.pm, osr.pm: gdal.pm etc. have been replaced with lib/Geo/GDAL.pm etc."
> o Tamas has made some changes in the csharp bindings, apparently related to
> building on unix / linux.
> o There is a tentative fix for MITAB/mapinfo prime meridian
> support that could
> be applied for an RC2 if there was one (not currently in CVS).
>There are of course many other outstanding bugs, but there is not reason
>to believe a new RC will resolve them. I
>Contrary to our standing rules for 2 business days notice, I would like to
>close this motion on Saturday and issue the final release on the weekend
>if there is adequate support and no objections.
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