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Re: Time for another round of releases

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Time for another round of releases
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 15:22:32 +0200
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Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@gnu.org> skribis:

> Svante Signell, on Tue 04 Oct 2016 12:27:12 +0200, wrote:
>> On Sun, 2016-10-02 at 18:54 +0200, Justus Winter wrote:
>> > it is October, therefore, it is time for a new set of releases :)
>> > 
>> > I'll be going over the changes and update the NEWS files as usual, but
>> > feel free to beat me to that.  Also, if anyone has some pet patches or
>> > fixes that would be nice to include, feel free to speak up or send
>> > patches.
>> > 
>> > Personally, I'd love to include Shengyu Zhang's work on xattrs, so I'm
>> > going to see whether I can weed out the remaining issues in time.  Also,
>> > I have a cleanup patch for Mach.
>> > 
>> > I'm afraid there haven't been any commits for MIG.  Does anyone have a
>> > patch for it?  If not, are we going to make an release anyway, to keep
>> > the version numbers in sync with GNU Mach?
>> Is it possible to make a release of Hurd until mlockall/munlockall is
>> implemented? From what I understand these functions are needed to build Hurd 
>> on
>> top of glibc2.24.
> Yes, but our current glibc tree is based on glibc 2.22, as guix needs
> it.

FWIW Guix follows upstream glibc releases for GNU/Linux (we’re currently
in the process of switching from 2.23 to 2.24), and we’d prefer to have
the same version on both GNU/Linux and GNU/Hurd, modulo the
Hurd-specific patches.


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