Current status. What's going on?

rengels ralf.engels at
Wed Aug 12 13:33:32 CEST 2009

Hi Lukas, Jeff,

thanks for the work. 
That all sounds very sensible to me.

So I will further exercise my patience and continue with my model ship (USS 
Missouri 1:144).
Unless of course you have something else for me to do?


On Tuesday 11 August 2009 06:24:45 pm ext Jeff Mitchell 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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