[quagga-dev 7687] Re: Request for Minor Version Release

Jan Hugo Prins jhp at jhprins.org
Tue Jan 26 13:11:57 GMT 2010

On 01/26/2010 06:16 AM, BalaG wrote:
> Hi
> Yes i totally agree with this. Probably a patch release could be great
> before we move towards 1.0 where in we have big features pending for
> it and more people would start using the new release which would
> stabilize our base for 1.0 and 1.0 +
> Just My thoughts !
> Cheers,
>   - Balaji
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 10:10 AM, David Ward <david.ward at ll.mit.edu
> <mailto:david.ward at ll.mit.edu>> wrote:
>     Could I politely ask the maintainers to please consider doing a
>     minor version release of Quagga (i.e. 0.99.16) soon, perhaps after
>     the current queue of patches on the list are reviewed and checked in?
>     I am asking because I rely on several of the patches that have
>     been committed since the last release.  I would find a lot of
>     practical benefit at work in having these patches rolled into a
>     release -- both for internal use, and to simply our collaboration
>     with other organizations that use Quagga for network routing studies.
>     I am also raising this request in consideration of the time that
>     has elapsed since the last release (nearly five months, compared
>     to the prior few releases which were at one-month intervals); the
>     number of patches committed since the last release (which is
>     comparable to the number of patches comprising each of the last
>     few releases); and because the 0.99.x series is a development branch.
>     I certainly appreciate everyone's time toward this project, and I
>     believe that a minor version release now would permit more
>     widespread testing prior to the 1.0 release, and sustain the
>     project's momentum.

I fully agree on this.
Perhaps we should declare RC3 for this version and then commit on
testing and without anyone objecting move to 1.0 within 2 weeks time.
This would bring the attention back to Quagga that it deserves.

Jan Hugo Prins

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