[ANNOUNCE] xorg-server

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Jun 2 08:56:35 PDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 03:36:28PM -1000, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> On Jun 1, 2010, at 14:15, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> > The first release candidate for the second stable 1.8 release is now
> > available. A fair bunch of patches went in, most prominently a set of DIR2
> > fixes. The rest is all over the place but should altogether make for a more
> > stable experience.
> > 
> > I'm planning to do another RC in about two week's time before tagging 1.8.2
> > shortly after that.
> > As a heads-up, the 1.8.2 release will be the last 1.8 stable release I'll
> > put out, I'm struggling to find the time required to get decent releases
> > out. If you're interested in taking over, please let me know and I'll help
> > you out getting started.
> Do you mind "loosening" the commit policy on server-1.[78]-branch and future branches once they get to this "final" release point, so others can commit freely to these branches until they die off naturally?

Hm, if committing was a free-for-all, I'd be much happier if we had a
policy that we didn't (as a rule) make stable releases that performed
worse on XTS/rendercheck/etc than previous point releases.

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