RFC: Release Management Going Forward

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Jul 15 20:04:14 CEST 2011

Sebastian Kügler wrote:

> Let me dump my brain and add how I see release management going forward
> from here:
> = KDE SC 4.x =
> * monolithic tarballs, layout like 4.6.0 release
> * no disruption in packages
> * git migration should not have effect on released tarball layout to keep
>   packagers' lives easy
> * optional split tarballs (split/ subdirectory?)

I would welcome this immensely, even if a bit late.

I know a couple distros (fedora, kubuntu at least) had serious complaints 
about the the current tarball splitting, but have begrudingly been putting 
in a lot of effort to adapt anyway for lack of repreive.

-- rex

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