[Qgis-developer] The case for bugfix releases

Sandro Santilli strk at keybit.net
Mon Sep 30 06:35:11 PDT 2013

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 03:10:44PM +0200, Anita Graser wrote:
> 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?

Those who build qgis from source (includes packagers).
I shall notice that this group includes _all_ developers
(current and potential).


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