[GRASS-dev] Planning GRASS GIS 7.0.0RC1

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Tue Jan 27 01:31:44 PST 2015

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 9:46 AM, Moritz Lennert
<mlennert at club.worldonline.be> wrote:
> On 21/01/15 10:56, Markus Neteler wrote:
> Coming back to this after a while. I think this is exactly the question:
> should we wait until everything is backported, or should we fix a date and
> if some things are not backported, they will have to be in the next point
> release ?

The important blocker is now the welcome screen issue.

> In the proposed release procedure backports should be done before the hard
> freeze and the first RC...

Sure. But we can definitely not release G7 with a startup identical to G6.
Too bad that nobody cared in the past 2 years but only now.

> Just to be sure: I'm not criticizing the way the release is handled, just
> using this current release to illustrate the ideas of the proposed release
> procedure. And some of the experiences of the current release could maybe
> feed back into amendments of that proposal.

Yes, agreed.


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