Current status. What's going on?

Dudy Kohen kohen.d at
Wed Aug 12 11:23:56 CEST 2009

Will my patch to the C bindings be included in the 1.6 release?

On 8/11/09, Jeff Mitchell <mitchell at> wrote:
> Lukáš Lalinský wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 5:45 PM, rengels<ralf.engels at> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Could somebody please tell me the current status?
>>> Scott has integrated some of the bugzilla patches. Great!
>>> Some lalinsky has also done some changes in svn. What were these?
>> Some lalinsky is me. :)
>> Those changes are either patches from bugzilla or fixes for newly
>> reported bugs. There is one important bug left, the Ogg corruption,
>> and once it's fixed we can do a 1.6 release. I was planning to give
>> the patch a proper review this week and release 1.6rc on sunday (final
>> 1.6 next weekend).
> As for the Git repo, once 1.6 was being actively worked on I decided to
> wait until after 1.6, for a couple reasons. First, it gave Gitorious a
> chance to fix a couple of showstopper bugs (the work was contracted to
> them by your compatriots at Nokia :-) ), such as the ability to block
> pushes that can rewrite history (push -f behavior). Second, it gave our
> conversion process a chance to mature a bit, as well as some of our
> hooks for things like sending to Commit Filter.
> Finally, and this was the most important reason, with 1.6 being worked
> on I didn't want to split developer attention/add to the developer
> workload by forcing a change in the middle of the 1.6 rampup. It seemed
> logical to wait until after 1.6 as a result. I'll work on the DVCS
> conversion immediately post-1.6.
> Thanks,
> Jeff

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