[arch-general] Any particular reason for daily imagemagick updates?
jamespharvey20 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 03:57:40 UTC 2019
On Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 8:25 PM David C. Rankin
<drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/05/2019 05:39 PM, Joel Klinghed wrote:
> > Well, the changelog (https://www.imagemagick.org/script/changelog.php)
> > is fairly clear about the upstream release cycle:
> > 2019-03-05 7.0.8-32
> > 2019-03-04 7.0.8-31
> > 2019-03-03 7.0.8-30
> > 2019-02-28 7.0.8-29
> Yes, that seems to be more a side-effect of the ease of creating a release on
> git rather than the historical deliberative process of what to include, patch
> and the normal Q&A that takes place during the 'alpha', 'beta' stages before
> we reach a 'release'.
> The changelog seems to reflect that Arch is NOT following the stable branch of
> The latest release on the "Master" branch is:
> Release build (7.0.8-27) (released 24 days ago)
> Why are we not tracking Master?
I don't think this is accurate. Why do you say this? Where are you
seeing that -28+ isn't considered stable?
I'm taking all of this to mean ImageMagick just hasn't remembered to
tag release numbers on github since -27.
The ChangeLog doesn't indicate 28+ isn't stable, and looking at their
past github tags, it's not looking to me like they have a
stable/unstable concept. The ChangeLog indicates -32 is git commit
58d9c4692, which is on the github master branch, currently 4 back from
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