[cairo] Time for a release ?

Uli Schlachter psychon at znc.in
Thu Nov 19 15:58:11 UTC 2020


Am 19.11.20 um 00:03 schrieb Stuart Axon:
> On 16/11/2020 16:21, Uli Schlachter wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Am 16.11.20 um 15:31 schrieb Stuart Axon:
>>> Is Meson the preferred way of building Cairo these days ?
>> I am not sure. The "meson stuff" was only merged three months ago, so is
>> quite new. I guess it works in the common settings, but I'd expect the
>> "autotools stuff" to cause less problems.
>>> After briefly looking at the script it's reassuring it seems to do
>>> quite a bit, though I noticed that LATEST still points at 1.16.0 for
>>> some reason so maybe something isn't quite right.
>> I'm sorry, but I do not understand the question. Which LATEST are you
>> talking about?
> The symlinks in the folder on here
> https://www.cairographics.org/releases/ point to cairo 1.16.0

Okay, so... where would you want it to point to instead? cairo 1.16.0 is
the latest stable release, I think.

As Bryce wrote in another mail in this thread:

> No, it's correct.  Even version numbers like 1.16 indicate stable
> releases.  Odd version numbers like 1.17 are used for development
> snapshots.  LATEST points at the most recent stable release.
Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is putting a reply at the top of the message frowned upon?

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