[argyllcms] Re: ArgyllCMS V1.1.0 RC1 is now available

  • From: Pascal de Bruijn <pmjdebruijn@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 17:17:25 +0100

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 5:07 PM, Richard Hughes <hughsient@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 2009/11/6 Graeme Gill <graeme@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> At very long last I've uploaded ArgyllCMS V1.1.0 RC1 (Release Candidate 1)
>> to the website to give interested people some time to test and report any
>> bugs or problems. If there is not too much wrong with it, my intention is
>> to make V1.1.0 the current stable release in about two weeks.
> The release indeed looks good. I am slightly worried, building a
> product on top of ArgyllCMS, where:
> * It's using jam, and the automake build system isn't in the tree
> * A heavily hacked up local version of libusb is present
> * No public CVS, SVN or git tree is available
> * The licence has just changed, and the project has multiple licences
> The source file is _very_ difficult to build on Linux for
> distributions such as Fedora.
> The alternative would be for one of us distro folk to "fork"
> ArgyllCMS, add the automake build files and enable the system wide
> libusb, and then release it as
> SpecialVersionOfArgyllCMSForDistros-1.1.0.tar.gz. It would then be a
> case of just updating the few source files whenever you do an upstream
> release in the future. This isn't something that _I_ want to do
> (unless you think it's a good idea...), as I think it would hurt
> ArgyllCMS upstream.

This sortof already has been done by Roland Mas:

Pascal de Bruijn

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