[GRASS5] GRASS 5.0.0stable to be released soonish

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Thu Jun 6 01:49:25 EDT 2002

On Wed, Jun 05, 2002 at 08:09:03PM +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 05, 2002 at 03:57:53PM +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > since all release critical bugs are fixed, we should release
> > GRASS 5.0.0stable now.
> The plan is to do this around the 13th, which is about one
> month after we have released pre4.
> Thus yes, we should start preparing the 5.0.0 release.
> (no need to add "stable" as a prefix.) 
> > For that we can use the existing pre4 branch. Maybe Glynn could
> > check if any important change was not submitted to (post-)pre4
> > branch?
> If we have changes, we could make a pre5 from this release branch
> and then rerelease this a few weeks later.

However, we have to take care not to run into a never-ending story here.
It will never be bug-free, so one day (very soon) it must be the final
5.0.0 release. Radim needs urgently help for 5.1 (and many of you do not
want to miss the new features already implemented).

> > Let's go ahead, we had a long testing phase for pre4 and discovered
> > only a few (fixed) bugs.
> Okay, if you think that this is the case
> as a release assistant I'm agreeing with you and think that
> 5.0.0 would be fine somewhere next week.

> 	Bernhard


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