Request for delaying 4.8.4 request

Anne-Marie Mahfouf annemarie.mahfouf at
Wed Jun 6 13:37:33 UTC 2012

On 06/06/2012 10:08 AM, Dirk Mueller wrote:
> 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
> were.
> Greetings,
> Dirk
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John Tapsell also committed a patch to kde-workspace.

For kdelibs we are waiting for Dawit to fix the Qt 4.8 problem and there 
is also a regression which 
could get in if the devel is quick.

Quite a lot of recent bug fixes...


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