[Qgis-developer] The case for bugfix releases

Anita Graser anitagraser at gmx.at
Mon Sep 30 06:10:44 PDT 2013

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 1:01 PM, Sandro Santilli <strk at keybit.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 10:30:35AM +0200, Jürgen E. Fischer wrote:
>> On Mon, 30. Sep 2013 at 08:53:06 +0200, Sandro Santilli wrote:
>> > Also, insisting in the production of binary makes the release process more
>> > complex than it could be. Binary packaging and source releases should be
>> > separate processes, IMHO.
>> Any only else share the opinion that we should stop making packages and trust
>> that others will pick up?

-1. I don't think that's a good idea. We've now seen that packaging is
not trivial enough to be done by just anyone. It needs dedicated
people and experience to produce working packages.

> I'm not suggesting anyone to _stop_ doing something, only to allow
> for releases to exist before they are binary packaged by anyone.

I think this would cause a lot of confusions ... even more versions
floating around. Which group of users would profit from this solution?

Best wishes,

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