[mapserver-dev] Update on 5.6 release

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Wed Nov 4 12:47:01 EST 2009

>>>> Daniel Morissette <dmorissette at mapgears.com> 11/03/09 9:17 PM >>>
> Hi Dev's,
> As you may be aware, the release of 5.6.0-RC1 has been delayed by a 
> combination of FOSS4G travel, the long list of open tickets that have 
> not been either addressed or pushed to 6.0 (currently 131), and a couple 
> of blocker issues on which we are still working.
> However there are a good number of fixes that have been made since 
> beta4, and I would like to keep things running while we wait for those 
> issues to be resolved. So unless I hear objections, I will release 
> 5.6.0-beta5 tomorrow... my goal is to encourage users to test that final 
> beta and then we could move more quickly to a release candidate once the 
> blocker issues (one memory leak and a couple of rendering issues) have 
> been resolved.


(I'll do an MS4W package for beta5...and I'll hit some overdue 
documentation tickets this week also)


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