Pushing back the IcedTea6 1.11 release: 2012-01-25
ahughes at redhat.com
Tue Jan 24 09:36:59 PST 2012
----- Original Message -----
> On 01/24/2012 12:45 PM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> > My worry is that this obsoletes 1.8 and then provides a security
> > update
> > just three weeks later. Under the circumstances, I think a further
> > 1.8
> > release with the security updates is in order before obsoleting
> > that branch.
> Sure, why not? 1.11 only has to obsolete 1.8 if people want it to.
> It may well turn out that there are problems in testing, and we have
> to delay anyway. But that isn't a good reason not to start the
> release now, even if no-one ships 11.0 and instead everyone goes
> straight to 11.1 with the security updates.
Well the plan is still to obsolete 1.8, only it will happen after either
the 1.11 release or the security release, whichever is later.
Others are welcome to continue maintaining 1.8 after this, of course, but
I don't intend to. We'll have five other branches as it is (1.9, 1.10, 1.11,
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