builds for releases

Michael Stone michael at
Mon Aug 11 10:45:16 EDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 08:28:40AM -0400, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
>> The next major feature release after 8.2.0 is called 9.1.0.
>> FYI An overview of release names, status and schedules is at:
>That webpage says what the releases are - I wish it said more about 
>why they are.  The 'Primary Objective' for each release says where 
>it fits - I wish it clarified why the previous release did not suit.

I'll see what I can do.

>My principal problem with that webpage is that it does not explain 
>"off-release" builds.  There was 751, which looked like a candidate 
>attempt - but has not been followed up.  

We'll pick it up again sometime soon -- as soon as we're ready for it,

> And now there is 711 -- why 
>might anyone try 711 instead of 8.1.2 (named 709 by that webpage)?

8.1.2 has not been finalized because we concluded that it was a good
idea to try to include the #6532 work-around. I built 710 and 711 toward
this goal, discovered a problem with the kernel RPM I was given, and
built 711 with a better RPM.


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