[GRASS5] GRASS 5.0.0stable to be released soonish

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Tue Jun 11 11:34:47 EDT 2002

On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 05:28:52PM +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 04:38:03PM +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > There are several important
> > fixes mentioned. GRASS cannot even installed without at least the
> > Makefile fix etc.
> We should make these of course.
> > > No fundamental changes.  Only critical bug fixes.
> > > And everybody should have committed them already to the release branch.
> > 
> > .. which didn't happen...
> AFAIK mostly Glynn postponed the checkin of his code changes.
> Most of the other changes does not seem to be release critical.

... see my other mail...

> > Also a bugfix from David for v.in.shape is in the queue (he wrote to
> > me personally since he is currently no subscriber).
> It may be too late for 5.0.0 then...
> or is it release critical?

I don't know, he wasn't very detailed. 

> We should be as close to 5.0.0pre4 as we can, 
> because this was tested a lot.

That's why we have to fix more than above Makefile.in. Otherwise
several modules either won't work or behave different from pre3
(flags etc). See the other mail.

> Any change we make might introduce other bugs.
That's a point especially for I18N and the PG modules.


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