[cairo] Upcoming release schedule

Bryce Harrington bryce at osg.samsung.com
Wed Jun 14 01:48:52 UTC 2017

On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 04:44:38PM -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 02:43:00PM +0200, Uli Schlachter wrote:
> > On 09.06.2017 09:20, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > > Just a head's up that I'll be rolling a new snapshot next week.
> > > 
> > > There's not too terribly much on trunk, but it's been 6 months so figure
> > > we're due.  This'll just be a quickie snapshot, version 1.15.6.  I plan
> > > on posting it by Tuesday.
> > > 
> > > While I'm at it, I can also roll stable bugfix point releases for the
> > > 1.14.x and 1.12.x trees, although there are currently no commits on
> > > either branch.  If you have bugfix patches suitable for inclusion in the
> > > stable releases please either cherrypick them to one or both branches,
> > > or flag the patches for me so I can cp them.  I plan to cut the releases
> > > for these by Thursday.
> > 
> > Thanks for handling these!
> > 
> > I cherry-picked my recent fix to the 1.14 branch.
> Cool thanks.
> > However, the last 1.12
> > release was in 2014 and I do not see why a new release from that branch
> > should be done, so I skipped that.
> Yeah, fair enough.  I am figuring that stuff cp'able to 1.14 may also
> apply to 1.12 without change, so opportunity cost of a point release
> there could be low.  I know it's old, but I also know there are still
> users of the old releases -- cairo snapshots exist in various web
> browser, etc. trees.  Anyway, I'll play it by ear whether to do 1.12,
> thanks for giving it consideration.
> > I'm not sure if just this one patch is worth a release. I see some
> > commits from others (Adrian?) that might be worth cherry-picking as
> > well, but I don't have the time to look too closely at this currently.
> I'd spotted a few other patches in addition to yours I thought could be
> picked easily, which I'll do today or tomorrow as time permits.
> Admittedly this release is going to be pretty light.

Uli, your XSync patch looks like it might be pertinent to include?

Other than that there's a couple doc updates relating to bug #99094

All the above cp cleanly to 1.12.

I've not had a chance to look close enough at Adrian's patches either;
at least some are building atop the pdf feature work that isn't in the
1.14 tree but I think some could be worth inclusion.  Advice would be


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