Calling off Beta1

Scott Kitterman kde at
Tue May 29 17:35:33 UTC 2012

Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> wrote:

>On Tuesday 29 May 2012, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
>> El Dimarts, 29 de maig de 2012, a les 19:15:08, Kevin Kofler va
>> > On Tuesday 29 May 2012, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
>> > > Since we don't have a soprano release we can depend off I'm
>> > > cancelling the tarballs of Beta1 since it makes no sense to
>> > > something that can't be compiled.
>> > 
>> > Uh, we've already started importing the beta into Fedora Rawhide
>(using a
>> > git snapshot of Soprano), it's too late to retract it!
>> That's where the "I'm sorry for the inconvenience" comes into part.
>The thing is, parts of Beta 1 are already built in Rawhide and cannot
>easily retracted, so stopping the presses now will lead to a broken
>for weeks.

Kubuntu is not quite so far along, but we have invested considerable work on packaging the beta.  I don't see needing a soprano snapshot as a major issue. Cancelling the release seems like overkill.

Why cancel instead of just telling people the need to update to soprano from git?

Scott K

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