Plasma Mobile 21.05 release

Bhushan Shah bshah at
Tue May 4 08:00:27 BST 2021

Hi Albert,

Thanks for responding,

(Slightly restructuring your reply inline)

On Monday, 3 May, 2021 10:18:33 PM IST Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> Would it be possible just to release from master?

For me that should work just fine.

> For me it seems like you're not going to use the stable branch to do a 
second release if release time is just a month, no? Or am i misundersanding 
the velocity here and you're actually planning to have some x.y.1 release too?

Unless there is something really wrong with generated tarball or some critical 
bug, I don't plan to do x.y.1 release no.

> Do we really need branches if you're going to do a release every month?
> I'm asking because creating/maintaining i18n branches is somewhat painful.
> You have teams that work on trunk mainly, others that work on stable
> mainly, so each time we "copy from trunk to master", we potentially lose
> some translations, for big things like KDE Gear and Plasma we have
> established this is what we do, but for smaller things we seldom do mass
> copies from master to stable because of different translation teams working 
> differently.

If you think that releasing from trunk is easier for you, I have absolutely no 
problem with it. I assume even if I am not doing stable branch, I need to 
notify the translators for translating master branch week before release?


> Cheers,
>   Albert
> > if repo-metadata needs to be updated
> > right away, please merge this MR:
> > ,
> > otherwise when translations are moved accordingly.
> > 
> > Thanks
> > 
> > [1] It is technically in extragear but it is closely tied with kweather
> > for
> > now so let's release it together with kweather as unstable

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