[development] Re: fixed project releases

andrew morton drewish at katherinehouse.com
Fri Jan 27 21:15:48 UTC 2006

On 1/27/06, Gabor Hojtsy <gabor at hojtsy.hu> wrote:
> > One related issue: any issue  that says "cvs" now and does not get
> > fixed, remains as cvs even if we release 4.7, then 4.8 then 5.0, then
> > 5.1, ...etc. Later someone has to go thru and mark some of them as
> > no longer applicable, ...etc.
> It does not work this way. One bug filed against cvs in the 4.5 days
> could still perfectly be applicable against current days CVS. The fact
> that a new release is out, does not mean every bug against the
> prereleease code is now fixed, or should be fixed in that release cycle.

You're right that they *could* be applicable but odds are they don't.
But if the issue is still applicable the original submitter or someone
else who encouters it can still re-open it. As Moshe said, it's a good
time to clear out the clutter.


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