[Nut-upsdev] Release schedule

Spiros Ioannou sivann at gmail.com
Mon Jun 5 14:33:23 UTC 2017

Thanks for the info Jim.

On 2 June 2017 at 07:52, Jim Klimov <jimklimov at cos.ru> wrote:

> On June 1, 2017 9:32:34 AM GMT+02:00, Spiros Ioannou <sivann at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >Hi Devs,
> >do you have an estimate for a new release date? We want to deploy linux
> >boxes which will include support for the newly contributed
> >phoenixcontact_modbus driver. As we would like to create a package for
> >both
> >CentOS and an embedded Linux device we have, we would prefer if the
> >package
> >was based on a official release.
> >
> >If 2.7.5 is not coming soon (say 1 week) do you have a suggestion of a
> >more
> >stable 2.7.4-x commit to base our packages on?
> >
> >Best Regards,
> >-Spiros
> Hi,
> I'd say that nowadays with CI testing and real peer reviews of every PR,
> every state of upstream/master branch is pretty good. In project that I'm
> part of, we regularly rebase our fork of NUT over the upstream du-jour and
> this does not induce breakage.
> Of course, this way I can speak only for quality of the aspects our
> project does use daily (as is, or extended) - such as the core stuff, the
> nut-scanner, and networked snmp and netxml drivers, and systemd integration
> for the most part. We also happen to do much of the recent years'
> innovation in these areas and backport it to upstream... in part,
> egoistically - so we have even more testing and less codebase deviations to
> track :-)
> I suggest your project does the same, because you can't really know how
> well drivers and other bits behave on different hardware until you expose
> them to different use-cases. But if the bits you want are in
> upstream/master - they most probably already worked at least once for
> somebody interested ;)
> My 2c,
> Jim Klimov
> --
> Typos courtesy of K-9 Mail on my Redmi Android
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