Warning about putting Firebird non experimental (following last ESC)
serval2412 at yahoo.fr
Sun Sep 25 09:58:02 UTC 2022
it seems Firebird would be non experimental again.
I just wanted to remind there's still no one as Base dev expert since
Lionel almost left the project (see
Of course, there's no reproach here, it's normal life of a project that
people come and go, sometimes we can be more, sometimes less available,
Lionel did excellent work and hope he'll have other occasions to do it.
To come back to the subject, bug fixing on Firebird (see
like macOS related part (and arrival of Arm + new security Apple's rules
show it well) is quite inexistant.
For example, we updated Firebird 3.0.7 in the end of 2020 where Firebird
version 3.0.10 has been released in June 2022 and 4.0.2 since August
2022 ; I think it shows well the situation, so I'm not sure putting back
Firebird non experimental is a good idea. Now if it's just for testing a
bit on master branch only, why not but in prerequisite we should at
least upgrade to 3.0.10 and know if some people are ready to investigate
and fix Firebird bugs in LO.
Personnally, I'm interested in doing it but I know I'll be able to
tackle only simplest ones.
In addition, we must also take into account migration (hsqldb->Firebird)
part, do we let this experimental or do you want to make it non
PS : I would have liked to respond on ESC thread directly but still
don't know how to do this after Nabble removal.
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