Maximizing the use of binary packages and minimizing building packages
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Mon Feb 10 22:43:07 UTC 2014
On Sun, Feb 09, 2014 at 10:39:44PM +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 09/02/2014 22:18, Chad Perrin wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 11:16:52PM +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> >> On 14/01/2014 19:35, Matt Reimer wrote:
> >>> That's good news. What should I watch for in order to know when Really
> >>> Soon Now becomes Now?
> >> The release of pkg-1.3.x
> > After most of a month (yes, I know that's not all that long), as I
> > upgrade Mumble from pkgng to portmaster install to avoid having Qt
> > binary package libs destroy X11 functionality with KMS again and watch
> > the process destroy my browser instead, I wonder . . .
> > Do you have any estimate on how many months Real Soon Now might mean? I
> > swear I won't hold you to a deadline; I would rather it be done right
> > than done quickly. I'm just interested in having something like an
> > order-of-magnitude guesstimate for how far in the future Real Soon Now
> > will happen.
> I can't really say. The essential code -- the new solver -- has been
> committed to the Github master branch. But there's a lot of work to do
> yet to bed that in properly and debug any problems.
> We did at one point mutter about making a new branch about every three
> months or so, which would put 1.3 release sometime in March. But that's
> way too early IMHO. "When it's ready."
Okay, thanks. Sounds like six months from now probably isn't *too*
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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