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Re: new release?

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: new release?
Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2022 21:06:41 -0500

On 05 Feb 2022 15:15, Alex Ameen wrote:
> This is a good question. I plan on making a new release this month.
> When I first adopted the project I ambitiously thought I'd manage to 
> create a new release after about a month; but the truth is when I 
> started doing a deep dive into the internals there was a lot of history 
> and complexity for me to unpack. Things that are easy to overlook like 
> how change-logs get generated, quirks in the testing framework, and 
> tracing down disparate areas to align documentation took quite a while 
> to navigate.
> The good news is that I think I've got the confidence to push a release 
> soon. One area that I was reading up on this weekend was whether the 
> "alpha"/private releases of `libtool' might be appropriate, or whether I 
> should just push a release immediately. I'll admit I am leaning towards 
> just making a release to avoid the entire alpha process for the time being.

i wouldn't sweat it too much.  the next release of libtool will be 2.6, and
you can note its state in the announcement/NEWS.  distros will give it a run
to find regressions, and as fixes are merged, just do 2.6.1, 2.6.2, etc...

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