[Gdal-dev] Motion: Promote GDAL 1.4.0 RC1 to be GDAL 1.4.0 Final

Howard Butler hobu at iastate.edu
Thu Jan 4 14:06:24 EST 2007

+1 Assuming we are happy with buildbot results, 
etc.  <http://buildbot.osgeo.org:8500/>

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 
>the motion
>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
>issues discovered:
>  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.
>Best regards,
>I set the clouds in motion - turn up   | Frank Warmerdam, warmerdam at pobox.com
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