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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: "Tomáš Chvátal" <scarabeus@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in app-office/libreoffice: ChangeLog libreoffice- libreoffice-
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2011 09:59:09
Hash: SHA512

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- Removed: libreoffice- >>> 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 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.18 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJO7GcxAAoJEPqDWhW0r/LCd3oQAMR8gUxPPu+tnPWkOmU5ZedK B7aCy09P2ecV/BvxDBf1wQOWDb19tpfXT15Rm486+pxkDovP0lhr8hbNklfHXbjE fB+2JYvEb5qf/zNePCNRc6LC/KaDurIx+z4RzFBOquoZbJM5Z6c8ya+w2q98YmtD DsB5y1jpq5Fs2eVNjDvmuzDjR0MoMPP1oE9Y0kU4D5ahpH03IdPbyCv/AjR/M3lb MRezGuRI7EQmrnBNdqZIJpUPHaCioxsyvIeVpw9gkprdQPC4olX8ASd90En41kA6 pnxK1+u1WYJKWJyCZrGROIlws8dBa/mKHn+E+SU10j4kLGIi6dYQGOghPC8g+yop 3E4kgDlJZnXTIpnCszrdkgoqWlDNzmToV6c0D6hvc9itG2aE8vwiSKXHQMp1Lxf7 RGF1/gxyojB9ExUhCwWK7jFBPqhrYb88CpU5fvLRGR8VQ5zq1pM3F5yNoPg4qYdD U7tUdwm6UPNc9p3QfLSW93FSV4MAEzXhOuj0Kmt9AMr0n+boKyzycm44wm1R31NM hXoX7bhxP4r2UPRXUJBO+3FGdcxrH4YkcZ3A5yXEV/LwkgtSKsJRzyA5/VQFZCkw Tt5wvXqRrjW51fVfeY3SU8q/Y0W1pu46Dd1C3Vc3jR1xW8uUegVVJNizmOdOC70y O7p/tIdyadV9aOjsSKUs =oIMb -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----