[sane-devel] Preparing for a sane-backends release

Stef stef.dev at free.fr
Thu Aug 6 06:22:56 UTC 2015

On 03/08/2015 20:08, m. allan noah wrote:
> It's been a long time since we have done a sane-backends release, and
> much code has changed. I propose to do a release sometime in mid
> September.
> Unfortunately, there have been a number of patches posted to this
> mailing list or the bug tracker, which have not been applied. In
> particular, I know that Gentoo has some systemd compilation fixes. We
> also have a large number of open bug reports- sometimes waiting years
> for reporter responses.
> 1. Is there someone willing to volunteer to find some of the patches
> we missed, and investigate their suitability?
> 2. Are backend authors able to investigate and close some tickets?
> If we can clean some of these things up, I will pick a date, and do the release.
> allan

     I'm already currently working on closing as much tickets I can on 
the backends I maintain.

     I think we shouldn't do a release without the new pie backend (see 
I planned to have a look at it once I have done fixing bugs in genesys 

     And I'd rather not close any ticket because it is too old. I have 
seen that process to many times at work:
     1 - don't answer the bug reports because your are busy adding more 
     2 - wait for too long
     3 - close them because they are too old when management get scared 
of the tickets stock pile

     Bug reports are accumulating because we need more developers.


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