1.11 release process (was: [PULL] -next branch for 1.11)

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Mar 2 03:52:23 PST 2011


On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 10:37:31PM -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 9:52 AM, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> > Yeah, that got caught up in unexpected holiday and/or moving continents;
> > by the time I'd got to it, I'd missed the feature freeze for 1.10, so
> > just shuffled it down my TODO list and moved on.  I could try again for
> > 1.11, and am happy to maintain it.
> >
> > I described my rough plan here:
> > http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-devel/2010-September/013145.html
> >
> > Feedback/encouragement/discouragement welcome.
> I'm not opposed to this in any way, but I'd like to make sure that the
> transition be smooth for downstream.  It's all the same files, so it
> should be possible to version things intelligently so that modules
> depending directly on the protocol headers don't see any difference.
> Mostly this should be handling of pkg-config files, but I haven't
> given it a lot of thought yet. Just want to make sure it's on your
> radar before releases are made.

Yep, for sure.  I'm not going to break backwards compatibility (at
least, not intentionally, heh).

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