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Re: New release

From: Otavio Salvador
Subject: Re: New release
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2005 16:32:28 -0200
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Patrick Leslie Polzer <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello everyone,
> I would like to propose the following release strategy:
> 1) make the next version number 1.7
> 2) release at least one release candidate before the final version
> Reasons: major changes in 1.6.24/1.6.25 (PedUnit support, important bug
> fixes in disk_dos.c and the contraint solver) and the next version
> (major structural changes in disk_gpt.c and fs_ext2/, both of which
> still need good testing, favorably by lots of users; new documentation
> format) warrant a change of minor version. It will also motivate more
> people to upgrade their parted package (I'm still annoyed all the time
> by all kinds of different rescue disks and distributions still having
> some version < 1.6.24).
> What do you think?

I agree with you.

Also, it'll leave it for major changes.

Another issue. I think would be good to do better announcements of
Parted. Maybe we should contact LWN, Freshmeat and others so major of
vendors will know when we release it.

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