[haiku-development] Re: The R1alpha4 Release

  • From: scottmc <scottmc2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2012 23:32:38 -0700

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 3:13 PM, Ryan Leavengood <leavengood@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Today is October 1, which was a date we were considering for release,
> but obviously that won't be happening.
> Nonetheless I do think the r1alpha4 branch is in fairly decent shape.
> I just merged most of the relevant commits from master and applied
> Matt's patch to update BeZillaBrowser.
> There are a few optional packages which need to be updated (mainly Vim
> I think, which just needs to be uploaded to haiku-files.org, and then
> OptionalPackages can be updated.)

I have now pushed the updates for Caya, Ocaml, OpenSSH, and Vim.

> Another concern I have is the subpixel text rendering support, which I
> have some partial work to fix. I should be able to finish that with a
> few hours work. Then we just need a FreeType optional package with the
> subpixel rendering support compiled in.

The bep for making the FreeType optional package with subpixel
rendering enabled is in HaikuPorts, it just needs to be built and
uploaded by someone who lives in a FREE country, which means not me.

> If anyone else has any other concerns about the release, post them here.
> In general I think we should move into a fairly official testing
> phase, and aim to release in two weeks, on Monday October 15.

Sounds like a good target.


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