[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Releases

Jason Garrett-Glaser darkshikari
Mon May 31 02:18:29 CEST 2010

On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 10:29:07PM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni <at> gmx.at> writes:
>> > I think we should do releases more often than we did historically or
>> > not at all. Otherwise everyone will use very outdated ffmpeg&libav*
>> > What do you think?
>> > each svn revission is a release
>> > one release per day
>> (As said before) I strongly support the current daily releases, everything else
>> we have seen so far was not such a good idea.
> What was the problem exactly?
> Note that the people taking part in this discussion are *not* the
> target audience for releases. ?Thus it's hardly surprising that
> you do not find them to your liking.

A release system has to be liked by the developers as well as the
users or else it is useless.

Dark Shikari

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