Request for delaying 4.8.4 request

Dirk Mueller mueller at
Wed Jun 6 08:08:11 UTC 2012

On Monday 04 June 2012, Kevin Kofler wrote:

> > Not including this patch will mean not having fstab support until 4.9
> > (since  we won't have 4.8.5).
> Why aren't we doing .5 releases anymore? Those .5 releases have always been
> welcome when they were done (which went back and forth). I also don't see a
> good reason for skipping them: With a monthly release cycle, why leave 2
> months between the .4 and .0 releases?
> I think the .5 releases really need to come back!

Hi Kevin, 

I'm fine with doing a .5 release when there is need for it, for me it is not a 
lot of effort. 

I was not involved in the #kde-release-team discussion that decided this (see 
release-team@ mailing list archive) so I don't really know what the reasons 


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