hmitaso at unity.ncsu.edu
Tue Nov 30 10:07:16 EST 2004
The rst programs need to be tested - there was a problem with reading the vector
points taking extremely long (I believe this was fixed) but there may be other things,
I will try to get to it this week. I haven't used it yet.
Radim Blazek wrote:
> Hamish wrote:
>> I was wondering if there was interest in releasing a 5.7.1 snapshot- for
>> stability purposes taken from just before the freetype / i18n
>> modifications were added in. Some folks (specifically Debian) only want
>> a new packages a couple times a year and would much rather work from an
>> "official" release. I think recent changes to 5.7-cvs need some time to
>> settle before we have a new release. 5.7.0 is now 6 months old.
>> Could this be done without too much work?
>> cvs checkout -D ...?
> We must make beta versions before any official release. There were
> 6 beta for 5.7.0 and it took about 1 month.
> I would like to start 6.0.0 beta releases soon (in few weeks).
> On my TODO < 6.0.0 is only:
> - db_create_index for cat cols (simple)
> - grant select to group and public (almost done)
> - include -> include/grass (volunteer? tools/install-header?)
> - map overwriting - grass variable also for rasters, default no
> - WIND - WIND3 sync ?
> - v.overlay - join tables
> - v/r.random add cats
> - optional fflush in vectlib (use only after Vect_write_line on level2)
> - all vector modules (help me!):
> - check option and flag names (native speakers welcome)
> - check if table is copied
> - check multicats behaviour, especially more cats in the same layer
> - options:
> - short description/prompt (for GUI)?
> - description for each item in options list of option
> (for manual and GUI)
> - region lock ?
> It is not necessary to have everything we want in 6.0.0.
> We cannot change/remove modules/options/library/behaviour
> during 6.x line but we can add new features.
> For 6.0.0, it is more important to remove everything which
> seems to be bad (but not the whole source) rather than
> to add new features.
> During the beta testing we can add new modules (hopefully v.db.select,
> v.db.alter, v.db.table?, db.in.ascii, d.mrast, v.join...) but we should
> not change any existing module/lib, I think.
> Let me know about other things which must be done before 6.0.0.
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