[cairo] Upcoming release schedule
bryce at osg.samsung.com
Thu Jun 15 23:30:55 UTC 2017
On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 04:44:38PM -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 02:43:00PM +0200, Uli Schlachter wrote:
> > On 09.06.2017 09:20, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > > Just a head's up that I'll be rolling a new snapshot next week.
> > >
> > > There's not too terribly much on trunk, but it's been 6 months so figure
> > > we're due. This'll just be a quickie snapshot, version 1.15.6. I plan
> > > on posting it by Tuesday.
> > >
> > > While I'm at it, I can also roll stable bugfix point releases for the
> > > 1.14.x and 1.12.x trees, although there are currently no commits on
> > > either branch. If you have bugfix patches suitable for inclusion in the
> > > stable releases please either cherrypick them to one or both branches,
> > > or flag the patches for me so I can cp them. I plan to cut the releases
> > > for these by Thursday.
> > Thanks for handling these!
> > I cherry-picked my recent fix to the 1.14 branch.
> Cool thanks.
> > However, the last 1.12
> > release was in 2014 and I do not see why a new release from that branch
> > should be done, so I skipped that.
> Yeah, fair enough. I am figuring that stuff cp'able to 1.14 may also
> apply to 1.12 without change, so opportunity cost of a point release
> there could be low. I know it's old, but I also know there are still
> users of the old releases -- cairo snapshots exist in various web
> browser, etc. trees. Anyway, I'll play it by ear whether to do 1.12,
> thanks for giving it consideration.
A lot of the changes did indeed apply cleanly to 1.12, but I ran into
a gtk-doc glitch when dry running the publish script in generating the
html. Looks like something involved in the skia backend. I didn't want
to spend a lot of time on 1.12 so bagged it at that point.
> > I'm not sure if just this one patch is worth a release. I see some
> > commits from others (Adrian?) that might be worth cherry-picking as
> > well, but I don't have the time to look too closely at this currently.
> I'd spotted a few other patches in addition to yours I thought could be
> picked easily, which I'll do today or tomorrow as time permits.
> Admittedly this release is going to be pretty light.
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