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Subject: Re: Release

Re: Release

From: Marcin Bukat <>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 08:35:23 +0200

The synopsys patch depends on g#842 which may have side effects on all
targets with software usb. In theory we could add it to RC builds and wait
for testers but realistically RC builds gets next to no testing.

2014-06-18 8:25 GMT+02:00 Thomas Martitz <>:

> Am 18.06.2014 08:13, schrieb Marcin Bukat:
> Hi rockboxers!
>> There have been long time since we did 3.13. We are in the state where
>> first thing we advice when someone pops up with problem is to install
>> development build. Moreover there are quarrels among devs comming from the
>> fact that we are not in feature freeze but some think we should be. The
>> only solution IMO is to do release outright. The commit rate is low and
>> this are mostly fixes. Current builds seems to be in good shape. Having
>> release would allow us to integrate quite invasive synopsys patch which
>> would bring us back usb on nano2g and classic. Now the question comes - do
>> we still have release manager (Alex?)
>> Marcin Bukat (wodz)
> I think we should still have a formal freeze period with RC builds. There
> are some open bugs that we can address too, perhaps. Alex is inactive so I
> don't think we have a release manager.
> I know the synopsys patch is large, but it's limited to the nano2g (as of
> now) and it would allow to promote the nano2g to stable again (if it works
> as advertised) so it might be a good idea to actually include it into the
> release.
> Best regards.
Received on 2014-06-18

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