[GRASS5] GRASS 5.0.3 release candidate 4 (RC4) available
bernhard at intevation.de
Thu Oct 9 11:07:34 EDT 2003
On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 04:36:08PM +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 04:08:42PM +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 01:18:18PM +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > > On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 12:54:43PM +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > > > On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 11:42:43AM +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > > > > GRASS 5.0.3 release candidate 4 (RC4)
> > > > >
> > > > > ... is available for testing:
> > > > >
> > > > > http://mpa.itc.it/markus/grass50/
> > > > >
> > > > > TODO: - update NEWS.html for the release
> > > > > - else?
> > > >
> > > > * The automatically created Changelog is missing the removal
> > > > of the apngs code (because this was no commit).
> > > > I suggest adding a hint manually.
> > >
> > > OK, we can do that but it will disappear in the next Changelog.
> > > Better to use a commit entry.
> > I'd say in general that it is _not_ a good idea to
> > let the cvs2changelog script overwrite old entries.
> > The better changelogs I know are at least controlled manually.
> So you are welcome to do this job :-) I won't do that.
> Since 1/2000 the Changlog is created like this, so we
> may live with it further on. Note that there is also
> NEWS.html which is maintained manually (developers may add
> missing entries directly!).
True, NEWS.html will be sufficient for the time being I guess.
> > Also I believed that your packaging script might be actively
> > selecting the needed source, not just packaging everything. :)
> I am extracting from CVS, adding Changelog (via cvs2cl.pl),
> making a tar ball, that's it more or less. There is no magic inside.
> If things like src.nonGPL/ are inside, it's a problem of the
> release_branch and not an error in packaging.
Yes, it was my missconception of how it would work.
Anyway we are constantly improving, I would say. ;)
> > > > * I'm unsure if we should package all code that actually is not used
> > > > in the tarball. We still have it in the CVS.
> > > > Like src.garden/grass.java, unused, src.todo and some other stuff
> > > > from src.garden and src.contrib.
> > > > I suggest to not package them.
> > >
> > > It it should be removed from the release branch.
> > Do you want to do this (for exercise)?
> > It is easy enough:
> > If you have a fully checked out branch, just
> > use something like
> > cd unused
> > cvs remove -f
> > cvs commit
> That's fun :-)
> OK, removed
What about "unused"?
and informix and oracle2?
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