[Pixman] releases and snapshots

Soeren Sandmann sandmann at cs.au.dk
Sat Apr 2 09:01:47 PDT 2011

Maarten Bosmans <mkbosmans at gmail.com> writes:

> At the releases page http://cairographics.org/releases/ both the
> latest stable (0.20.2) and unstable (0.21.6) versions are listed. This
> is confusing for people that don't know our versioning scheme
> (although it is no unusual scheme). I already know of one person who
> downloaded 0.21.x thinking it was the latest stable, as also the
> LATEST-pixman link links to the unstable series.
> Can we please move all the 0.21.x files over to
> http://cairographics.org/snapshots/ and link LATEST-pixman in
> /releases/ to 0.20.2? Perhaps it is even good to also move the older
> development releases 0.{19,17,15,13,11,9}.x to snapshots, just like it
> is done for Cairo releases/snapshots.

I have been meaning to do this, actually, but have been procrastinating,
mainly because doing it would also involve changing the pixman Makefile
to do the right thing on "make release" ...


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