Bug Report: Regression in Cygwin 2.11.0-1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sat Sep 1 19:24:00 GMT 2018


On Sep  1 20:08, Houder wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Sep 2018 17:54:35, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > I'll fix this and release a 2.11.1 soon, but I still have a question:
> > 
> > Why do I push out test releases if nobody cares?
> 
> Yes, I know, it is a _hypothetical_question_. You do not really expect
> an answer.
> 
> However it was my thought exactly. Nobody? I like to think that those
> that were responsible for patches, have tested their modifications.
> 
> I did.
> 
> On the other hand, those that will find problems, the people building
> packages, will only do that on "official" releases.
> 
> I am almost sure of that :-)
> 
> Unless you like creating test releases, releasing only one before you
> push an "official" one, would be more efficient, I imagine.
> 
> Yes, you would run the chance that you would have to mend an official
> release several times ... but is that bad?

The idea of test releases is to avoid problem like the one we're discussing
here in official releases.  I'd like to get an official release out and
then go on vacation :)


Corinna

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