[pulseaudio-discuss] [ANNOUNCE] New Version Naming Scheme

Arun Raghavan arun.raghavan at collabora.co.uk
Mon Nov 29 02:29:35 PST 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-29 at 09:34 +0000, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and David Henningsson at 29/11/10 08:04 did gyre and gimble:
> > On 2010-11-28 16:31, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> As you know I've been angling for some kind of solid way forward with
> >> version numbers for a while so this email is basically a description of
> >> what has been done about this and how we'll move forward.
> > 
> > Thanks for your work so far, Colin!

++ :)
> > But can you also clarify is the outcome of this also that
> > 1) we will start focusing on making the current master version a stable
> > version, and/or
> > 2) we will branch off master soon in order to work on new features
> > without disturbing that stabilisation process?
> > 
> > Or will we keep the unstable master unstable for the time being, with no
> > release plan?
> > 
> I didn't disucss that with Lennart before he escaped TBH. Arun, can you
> perhaps ask him if you see him at Foss.in? With regards to that?

Will do.

> I'd be off the opinion that I'd like to see a master release sooner
> rather than later. I know Lennart generally works to Fedora release
> schedules and as F-15 will be running systemd for the first time, I'm
> not super confident of whether Lennart would realistically expect a new
> PA master release in that time frame or not. I'd say it would be nice to
> aim for that until it's clarified but like I say, I'm not super confident.
> Regardless of the "official" plans, there is of course nothing to stop
> us taking a stabilisation approach to master now.

I agree that stabilising and making a release off master soon would be
good. For future releases, though, IMO making a stable branch with some
pre-releases, leaving master open for commits (option 2 that David
speaks about above) would be nicer.

-- Arun

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