[gst-devel] GStreamer status, 20 Sept 2005

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Fri Sep 23 01:21:10 CEST 2005

Even though I am not counted as core-dev and thus have no vote here my pov:
if gst-0.9 would require glib-2.8 right now, I would not be able to contribute 
My systems use gentoo and suse and neither one has glib-2.8 packages in their 
stable versions yet.


David Schleef wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 04:00:58PM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
>>>heh :) that's a bit silly isn't it ? You haven't even given any reason
>>>to need 2.8 for any of the work you've done on the 0.9 branch.
>>We've had that discussion, it's recurring. Let's just vote, decide and
>>be done with it.
> I'm leaning toward having a policy that development versions of
> gstreamer should not rely on package versions that are not in
> the latest release of popular 6-month-cycle distros.  This gives
> us a much lower barrier to entry of both testers and developers,
> which I like.
> Thus, on the day that FC5 and Breezy are released, I think we
> should bump the requirement to glib-2.8.
> dave...

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