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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: Source re-org / Don't Panic
Date Sun, 27 Jul 1997 17:10:05 GMT
I'll tell ya what, I've been keeping a queue of potential 1.2.2 changes. 
I'm going to spend a little time today making another 1.2.2 status report,
and then I'll pass the baton to you.  That would be excellent since I'm
low on time. 


On Sun, 27 Jul 1997, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

> In article <> you wrote:
> > I'd *really* like to see a 1.2.2 release before 1.3a2.  Leaving our
> > current "stable" branch in a clearly unstable state is a bad idea,
> > and I'd like to get the methods fix out there before most of the world
> > upgrades to 1.2.1.
> Me too. I also think it is not wise to make endless beta cycles to make a
> program stable on the one hand but end after 1.2.1 while we now there are bugs
> which are already fixed on the other hand. I also vote to make an Apache 1.2.2
> release which incorporates all bugfixes we had done between 1.2.1 and the
> current HEAD. I think we should
>    1. go through the CVS log and discover the bugfixes
>    2. vote for those which are not trivial ones. i.e. where
>       one cannot obviously see if this is only a bugfix but
>       which is essentially needed to be incorporated.
>    3. commit those stuff to the APACHE_1_2 branch
>    4. roll Apache 1.2.2 and release it as our most
>       stable version.
> I think it is a really good idea to do this, because 1.3 needs time to be
> really stable again and it is ugly not to have a really stable version in the
> meantime. We have too much users which rely on our program, so we should
> provide them always a stable version. There should be always both a stable
> version for the masses of users and a bleeding edge version for developers and
> hackers.
> So, if no other guy wants, I could manage this 1.2.2 release process while the
> others can continue with the NT porting/cleanup stuff and the source
> reorganisation.
> Greetings,
>                                        Ralf S. Engelschall

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