[Qgis-developer] Feature freeze for 1.8 - 31 March 23h59 GMT 2012

Tim Sutton lists at linfiniti.com
Sat Mar 31 06:54:55 EDT 2012


On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Nathan Woodrow <madmanwoo at gmail.com> wrote:
> My major concern with the 1.8 release is getting all the non api breaking
> features from master into the 1.8 branch and keeping track of which ones are
> in there.  master is so fast moving that it's hard to keep track, especially
> when the order of commits (and some of the ids) are different to the master
> line.
> I tried to do a: git log master..release-1_8 which tells you which commits
> are differing between the two branches.  I counted 589 commits using wc -l
> IMHO what would be better would be to branch 1.8 from master now and revert
> the commits that we know break API using: git revert {commit id}.  Dealing
> with conflicts as we go.  I think the number of reverts would be less then
> the number of commits that need to be cherry-picked and conflicts resolved.
>  I'm not sure how many parts of QGIS are relying on the the breaking API
> parts but I suspect it wouldn't be many.

I am happy to do this if we can get a handle on which specific commits
break api (or just add thin wrappers around api breakages if possible)
- though I dont know how simple it will be to do that....



> Unless someone knows a better way to handle this.
> - Nathan
> On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Marco Hugentobler
> <marco.hugentobler at sourcepole.ch> wrote:
>> Hi
>> >The public repo has
>> >not seen any change in the last two months
>> There is a raster_resampler branch in the public repo (with no change in
>> the last two months) and the raster_resampler branch in the mhugent clone.
>> In the second repo, I continously redesigned the raster layer class. At the
>> moment, I'm splitting the writeXML / readXML code of the raster layer class
>> to the renderer subclasses. My plan was to have the code mergeable until the
>> developer meeting in Lyon and discussing pending issues there (e.g. gui
>> design).
>> It would be possible for me to put some effort into it tomorrow to make
>> the code mergeable. But then, it is very likely it introduces new issues
>> because it changes large parts of QgsRasterLayer / QgsRasterLayerProperties
>> (but it also resolves a few existing issues). So it probably is too risky
>> for 1.8 (even if it does not break the API).
>> Regards,
>> Marco
>> On 30.03.2012 22:10, Tim Sutton wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 5:31 PM, MORREALE Jean Roc
>>> <jr.morreale at enoreth.net>  wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Could the raster resampling branch be merged for 1.8 ? The public repo
>>>> has
>>>> not seen any change in the last two months so there is no added value of
>>>> keeping it apart, maybe it's time to throw it to the crow to get more
>>>> backup.
>>> Marco - are you ready to merge?
>>> Regards
>>> Tim
>>>> regards,
>>>> jean-roc
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