[cairo] Cairo release schedule and strategy
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 19:16:14 UTC 2018
On 04/19/2018 01:56 PM, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 12:26:14PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> I am trying to determine the stable release strategy for cairo and cairomm.
>> From the web site, current versions are cairo 1.14.12 and (apparently)
>> However there also seems to be a cairo-1.15.12.
>> It appears that the strategy is for development versions to use odd minor
>> versions and stable versions to use even minor versions. Is this correct?
>> If so there seems to be a contradiction between cairo and cairomm.
> Hi Bruce,
> Yes, that's correct. The scheme Cairo has used is documented here:
> There's also some procedural docs on how releases are done in the
> RELEASING file.
Thank you. That is helpful. I had not picked up on the even/odd micro
> I haven't been involved in cairomm releases; they may well be using a
> different release versioning strategy.
That seems odd since the cairo and cairomm releases are both in the same
>> It would also be useful to know if there is a schedule for stable releases.
>> If so, can you share it on the web site (or point me to where it is)?
> There is no formally published schedule.
OK, thanks. We do have a minor problem. We like to use stable
releases. Right now librsvg has released a 'stable' release that
requires a cairo 'development' release (1.15.4). I know that's not your
problem, but we have decided to wait for cairo-1.16 and are wondering
when to expect it.
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