[Pixman] releases and snapshots

Soeren Sandmann sandmann at cs.au.dk
Sat Apr 2 11:30:37 PDT 2011

Maarten Bosmans <mkbosmans at gmail.com> writes:

> 2011/4/2 Soeren Sandmann <sandmann at cs.au.dk>:
>> 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.
>> 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" ...
> The relevant snippet from cairo/build/Makefile.am/releasing is:
> RELEASE_OR_SNAPSHOT = $$(if test "x$(CAIRO_VERSION_MINOR)" = "x$$(echo
> "$(CAIRO_VERSION_MINOR)/2*2" | bc)" ; then echo release; else echo
> snapshot; fi)
> RELEASE_UPLOAD_HOST =   cairographics.org
> RELEASE_UPLOAD_BASE = /srv/cairo.freedesktop.org/www
> RELEASE_URL_BASE =  http://cairographics.org/$(RELEASE_OR_SNAPSHOT)s
> Perhaps it's even better to copy that file entirely into the pixman
> tree and tweak it for pixman, as some of the functionality is
> currently already in pixman's root Makefile.am.
> Maarten

I have moved the files on www.cairographics.org. Below is a patch that
changes the Makefile.am to upload to the correct directory. I'd
appreciate if someone could take a look to make sure that I didn't
overlook something in the patch.


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