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Month: November 2015

Re: [trinity-devel] Release plans for TDE are probably to rethink

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:19:57 +0000
On Wednesday 25 November 2015 13:19:22 Alexandre wrote:
> Hi,
> I think that the release plans for TDE are probably to rethink, or to do in
> another way.
> As an example, most projects have their users use the stable releases, but
> in TDE, as R14.0.0 was not 100% up to what users expect, many of those
> switched up to Slavek's preliminary stable builds. This is not bad in
> itself to use unstable versions for testing purposes, but I do not think
> that it is the best idea to use it on a production system.
> Also, as it is the case now, R14.0.2 is not said to be released, but you
> can see users complaining (with reasons) that it is very slow to update to
> R14.0.2., mostly because mirrors are not yet in sync with the main server.
> I don't know enough about how software repos work, but I think that the new
> release should be blocked for a moment and then be available to users only
> when everything is ready and in sync on mirrors.
> This would allow:
> 1. A more consistent release plan
> 2.Stop having to deal with users saying that they get kind-of error 404, or
> ultra slow download speed
> 3.Reduce Tim's bandwidth costs and load on its servers
> What do you think?

I don't see a problem!  Sl�vek's stuff isn't "unstable".  It is release ready, 
just not yet released.

Even a large project like Debian sometimes has mirror-syncing "problems".

The slowness problem has been solved as Sl�vek said.  Which will also solve 
the syncing problem because the redirector will choose the mirror.  The only 
problem is, as Sl�vek says on the user's list, that not everyone is yet using
as is now recommended.  (For Debian)  (Mutatis