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Re: Prerelease


>>>>> "Toon" == Toon Moene <toon@moene.indiv.nluug.nl> writes:

> Jason Merrill wrote:
>> >>>>> "Toon" == Toon Moene <toon@moene.indiv.nluug.nl> writes:

>> > I cannot for the love of it understand how so many last-minute changes
>> > need to be applied to the 3.1 branch.  It's not that it isn't already in
>> > existence for half a year.

>> Because a lot of regressions were only noticed at the last minute.

> Well, this is exactly what I think is wrong with our "regression
> handling".

> We shouldn't act on every regression that surfaces in the last minute
> like it should uphold the release.

> My take on it is that we should establish a no-later-than date for
> release-inhibiting "regressions".

Makes sense to me.  The last stages of the 3.1 release have been
unreasonably attenuated by everyone waiting for the last fix, and then the
next last fix...

Jason


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