[GRASS-dev] help with completing GRASS 8 new features wiki

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Thu Dec 9 01:56:16 PST 2021

On Thu, Dec 2, 2021 at 3:51 AM Vaclav Petras <wenzeslaus at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 1, 2021 at 4:01 PM Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 1, 2021 at 9:25 PM Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
>> ...
>> > Drawback: how to filter out the "old" stuff (we seek the delta between
>> > 7.8.6 and releasebranch_8_0) - any idea?
>> Just found out that tags can be compared (sorry for slow), e.g.:
>> https://github.com/OSGeo/grass/compare/7.8.5...7.8.6
> But for 7.8.6...8.0.0 will not filter out the backported commits, no?
> Here is an idea, we stop backporting and then the simple queries will start working or, a more conservative suggestion, we consider the bugs fixed in 8.0 and 7.8 worth reporting for both. It is fixed for 8.0, so it should be reported there.


> It also happens to be backported to the 7.8 branch, but that does not change anything about a need to report it for 8.0 since that's really the main focus after the 7.8.0 release. I'm just not sure how this should work in the state when we branch out for release, but there is no release yet (the current 8.0 vs 8.2 state).

FWIW, I have assigned milestones to all open PRs (feel free to shift
them to others as appropriate, I went via "best guess"):
--> empty :-)


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