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Subject: Re: I suggest we postpone release 14 days

Re: I suggest we postpone release 14 days

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 13:57:13 -0800

2009/12/29 RafaŽl Carrť <rafael.carre_at_gmail.com>:
> Le 29/12/09 20:08, Jonathan Gordon a ťcrit :
>> Ive tried getting the discussion started twice already.
>
> I assume you wanted to talk about the high number of opened bugs on
> flyspray:
>
>
> I don't think a high number of opened bugs should prevent releases to
> happen.
>
> In your mail from 17th Dec, you say:
>> we thought
>> that the current code isnt up to scratch, but to my knowledge there
>
> I don't remember seeing this discussion, but I might have missed it for
> not being much present these last months.
>
>> has been no talk about what needs fixing and what bugs we are happy to
>> sit on the tracker.
>
> I know one things that needs fixing (FS#10603 for Fuze/e200v2) although
> it is not blocking the release.
>
> I am happy to sit on the tracker all the bugs that do not have someone
> interested in fixing them.
>
>
>
> In fact considering the number of rockbox features, I find it normal
> that the number of bugs increase over time.
>
> Note: the number of real bugs inside rockbox doesn't necessarily scales
> with the number of opened bugs on flyspray because of:
> - user confusion (like "rockblox1d is only 1 dimension")
> - bugs present in RB but not found
> - duplicates
> - bugs fixed without the task being closed
> - work in progress (bugs on Clipv1, Nano2G)
>
>
> At this moment there is no bug with "Critical" Severity,
> and one bug with "High" Severity (specific to unstable Nano2G)
>
> Assuming Severity defines if one bug should block releases, then we can
> just go toward 3.5
>
>> Also I don't
>> necessarily agree about the quality, I just stated facts.
>
> I use current builds daily without problems, I see no problems with
> quality on my side.
>
> --
> RafaŽl Carrť
>
>

I wasnt only talking about open bugs (of which we dropped 50 odd so
its looking better), more in response to:

2009/12/9 Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>:
> 2 - because several pretty largish changes have recently been committed that
> I think will appreciate getting slightly longer time to settle before we can
> consider them release-worthy.
>
Received on 2009-12-30


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