[arch-dev-public] gnupg 2.3.1-1 pulled from [testing]

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue May 11 13:23:32 UTC 2021

On 11/5/21 11:20 pm, Morten Linderud via arch-dev-public wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2021 at 11:15:50PM +1000, Allan McRae via arch-dev-public wrote:
>> I'd also like to query why 2.3.x was packaged at all?  From the 2.3
>> series announcement:
>> "We are pleased to announce the availability of a new GnuPG release:
>> version 2.3.0. This release marks the start of public testing releases
>> eventually leading to a new stable version 2.4."
>> It seems that we should stay with 2.2.x until 2.4 is released, and the
>> out-of-date flag should be ignored.  That will give time to fix the
>> fallout from this change (which is the root cause of the issue that was
>> noticed):
>> https://dev.gnupg.org/T4735
> Consider the announcement for the 2.3.1 release:
> "Although some bugs might linger in the 2.3 versions, they are intended
> to replace the 2.2 series."
> I'm not sure if the note was only intended for the 2.3.0 release?
> https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2021q2/000459.html

Well, I'm glad upstream are consistent with their release announcements!

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