[cairo] Upcoming release schedule

Adrian Johnson ajohnson at redneon.com
Thu Jun 15 20:45:21 UTC 2017

On 16/06/17 01:00, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 09:35:26PM +0930, Adrian Johnson wrote:
>> On 14/06/17 11:18, Bryce Harrington wrote:
>>> 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
>>> appreciated.
>> The following are bug fixes that don't depend on new feature work:
>> ebdb59f836d2011f0f193b432114dfde68c40c6a
>> 87491030e4a8c77c386d1e9bcc0473513d039907
>> 5cd14e4a2b6d6f65344561384c6b3859b04a6eb4
>> bc3b4b5377a92d1a1ede0a73996cf7d1b931f9aa
>> f8cf7d00a3334d72f0dc635ea740b0b3dfe6e15c
>> c8c48714a22d42314217ef40ecd62d9dd2384562
>> 9aab4083b89f9c3c903a31c33b2c714c97677b0c
>> 511777c60ded59ae9b0d76f1df422fbd4dbcb4e3
> Hi Adrian, thanks for this list it will be very useful.
> However, I'm not spotting these SHAs in the repo?
> https://cgit.freedesktop.org/cairo/commit/?id=ebdb59f836d2011f0f193b432114dfde68c40c6a
>  --> gives 'bad commit reference'

I tried applying the fixes to 1.14 to see if they would apply without
conflicts. I must have used the hashes from the 1.14 branch. Here are
the correct hashes for master:


> Thanks,
> Bryce
>> There is also this bug that I had forgotten about:
>> https://lists.cairographics.org/archives/cairo/2017-March/027898.html
>>> Bryce

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