Clarification on requirements for a release
chrigi_1 at fastmail.fm
Mon Jul 3 15:43:15 UTC 2017
On Mon, Jul 3, 2017, at 05:15 PM, Harald Sitter wrote:
> the phab task is marked private.
> on a general note I do not think this was ever discussed or agreed
> upon and makes no sense (how the heck is a playground project meant to
> evolve if it can't do bloody pre releases...).
> making production releases from playground is not advisable because
> a) playground was not peer-reviewed through kdereview and
> b) for reasons I do not know playground projects cannot have stable
> translations, so you couldn't do maintenance releases afterwards
> without jumping through hoops to retain
> even so there's plenty of stuff releasing from playground, which I'll
> argue is their business. just at a glance I am seeing like 10 projects
> that have production releases but live in playground.
> whoever came up with this bullshit should stop putting stones in
> people's way and publish the tarballs. releasing tarballs is enough of
> a chore as it is.
Ok, thanks for your input. I fully agree that it should be possible to
but not production releases, and that's what I'm trying to do.
I added you as a subscriber to the ticket, so you should be able to see
it now I think.
> On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 3:54 PM, Christian Mollekopf
> <chrigi_1 at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I wanted to do a release of kdav2, kimap2, kasync, sink and kube and
> > upload tarballs to downloads.kde.org/unstable/... for that.
> > My plan was to then blog about it and send a mail to
> > kde-announce-apps at kde.org to announce it.
> > Now I was told that technically we are not allowed to make releases
> > because still in playground, which wasn't a problem for the last release
> > and doesn't make much sense to me since we're trying to get early
> > feedback.
> > While I could apply for some projects to be moved to extragear I'd
> > rather wait a bit and sink and kube are too early in any case.
> > See https://phabricator.kde.org/T6434 for more information.
> > Could somebody quickly clarify?
> > Thanks,
> > Christian
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