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To: Tomáš Chvátal <scarabeus@g.o>
From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in app-office/libreoffice: ChangeLog libreoffice-3.4.99.1.ebuild libreoffice-3.5.0.0.ebuild
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2011 09:56:01 +0000
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On 12/17/2011 09:34 AM, Tomáš Chvátal wrote:
> 2011/12/16 Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>:
>> On 12/12/2011 05:44 PM, Tomas Chvatal (scarabeus) wrote:
>>> scarabeus    11/12/12 17:44:48
>>> 
>>> Modified:             ChangeLog Added: 
>>> libreoffice-3.4.99.1.ebuild Removed: libreoffice-3.5.0.0.ebuild
>>> Log: Remove miss-named beta0. Add beta1 with better name
>>> (presented as downgrade).
>>> 
>>> (Portage version: 2.2.0_alpha80/cvs/Linux x86_64, RepoMan
>>> options: --force)
>>> 
>>> Revision  Changes    Path 1.216 
>>> app-office/libreoffice/ChangeLog
>>> 
>> I know it is a bit late but do you think that commit made sense
>> at that time? It is not the best user experience we can provide
>> when beta releases appear as downgrades. FWIW beta releases
>> should remain masked to avoid useless compilations to slow
>> machines instead of digging through Changelogs to see what
>> happened. Are the beta releases of libreoffice so critical that
>> force you to keep them in the ~testing tree?
>> 
> They should be stable enough plus it helps a lot to catch all the 
> bugs. Most of those Gentooers reported are being fixed and I think
> it is better to test it during the beta cycle rather than start
> messing with it after final release.
> 
> So if you don't want those ebuild in main tree just tell me so and
> I can add only the releases (but then I won't care about the bugs
> much as I do this fixes as part of the upstream QA and don't use
> Gentoo [no worries I compile/runtime test it in the dev tinderbox
> that has gentoo], so at the point of release I should be focusing
> on master branch again).
> 
> Tom
> 
You misunderstood me. I don't object to beta ebuilds but I wonder if
testing users want to have them by default. Maybe they should be
masked by default and whoever wants the shiny stuff can always unmask
them. Anyway not a big deal. I guess I belong to the minority of
people who do own a single core PC in 2011 :)

- -- 
Regards,
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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