Pushing back the IcedTea6 1.11 release: 2012-01-25
omajid at redhat.com
Wed Jan 25 08:18:44 PST 2012
On 01/24/2012 07:45 AM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On 01/23/2012 04:21 PM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> On 01/18/2012 11:23 AM, Omair Majid wrote:
>>>>> How does 1 week (2012-01-25) sound?
>>>> Things are looking much better with the arm stuff now. It looks
>>>> IcedTea6 1.11 on 2012-01-25 will be doable.
>>> I don't think this is a good idea. There's an upcoming security
>>> that will make such a release obsolete just three weeks after:
>>> Would it not be better to just wait and release 1.11 with these
>> FWIW, I think three weeks of users being able to benefit from the
>> release is still worth it.
> Well, you're the one doing the work twice over in a short space of time,
> so it's up to you.
Yeah. I am fine with the extra work, btw.
> 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.
If I understand correctly, you will have to do this either way (if we
were to release today or in a month), right?
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