On Sep 05 09:14 PM, A. Wilcox wrote:
I'd like to have a more concrete understanding of what we want in
version freeze. Some discussion was already had on IRC.
* No more feature releases.
This would mean 18.08 -> 18.12 for KDE would not happen, for instance.
* Security patches always.
So (for instance) OpenSSL 1.0.2o -> 1.0.2p would always happen.
* Bug fixes?
What about KDE 18.08.2? That would be strictly for crashes and fixes,
not new features.
In the case where upstream releases a version with both new features and
bugfixes, would we be expected to backport the fixes instead of
upgrading? Just to clarify.
A few concerns I have...
* We are very close to having Rust. Once we have Rust, we can upgrade
to Firefox 60 ESR. This could be considered a security patch, but it is
also a significant feature release: there are no more XPIs.
We need new Firefox as soon as we can get it. Unless the Wikipedia page
is incorrect, ESR 52 just reached end-of-life yesterday (Wednesday 05