[FFmpeg-devel] release

Robert Swain robert.swain
Thu Jan 29 10:07:24 CET 2009

2009/1/29 Mike Melanson <mike at multimedia.cx>:
> Jai Menon wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Mike Melanson <mike at multimedia.cx> wrote:
>>> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>>> Let's get the two biggest bikeshed topics out of the way right now:
>>>> - release date: weekend 2009-02-21/22
>>>> - release name: 0.5
>>>> There, progress, it feels so great...
>>> Awesome. No argument here. Does anyone have a reason why we shouldn't go
>>> with 0.5 for a release? If you do... I don't really care. :) Let's go
>>> with 0.5.
>>> BTW, one more pressing matter: How do we actually go about making the
>>> release?
>> I have another question to add to this. Is there some sort of "feature
>> freeze" or something?
>> Or do we just create a release branch and continue adding new stuff to
>> svn head (and porting
>> bugfixes to the release branch etc...) ?
>> Maybe somebody who knows about this could give a detailed overview of
>> what makes up the release process.
> That's a good question. I don't think anyone has any major features
> slated to go in before release. If they do, then we can always kindly
> ask them to hold the features until after mid-February.

What about Aurel's metadata stuff? As I recall, that's a work in
progress and isn't intended to be used yet.


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