[development] confused: beta-1 release != head?

Knite knite at e-lai.com
Wed Dec 14 20:00:03 UTC 2005

My preference would be for beta release to get a symbolic tag in the
CVS, and critical fixes could be made on a beta1 branch if needed.

This is especially helpful if the time between beta releases is longer 
(like 2+ weeks) because it'd help us encourage people to beta test 
using the released beta (which has benefits of not being a moving 
target) , but not leave them completely high and dry in the face of 
security critical bugs, for example.


On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 01:30:22PM +0100, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> On 14 Dec 2005, at 11:41, B?r Kessels wrote:
> >I am confused, I assumed beta 1 was just following head, in other  
> >words beta1
> >== head.
> beta 1 is a snapshot of HEAD, taken 1-2 weeks ago.  It is not updated  
> automatically, although I could set it up such that the beta gets  
> repackaged on a daily basis.  At the moment, beta 1 lacks a number of  
> important fixes.
> --
> Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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