Development releases for ISC

Russ Allbery rra at
Sun Nov 16 22:56:23 UTC 2008

Julien ÉLIE <julien at> writes:

> I believe people are more inclined to test real development releases
> (identified by a release number) than nightly snapshots (which are
> perhaps supposed unstable...).  But I might be wrong.

You're probably right.

> According to ISC version numbering, it would be INN 2.5.0b1 for the first
> beta release.
> I suggest to add an optional variable to "support/mksnapshot":
> ./mksnapshot b1
> would generate inn-2.5.0b1 with a README.beta file.

Sure, that sounds excellent.

> Do you agree to generate inn-2.5.0b1 with the following process?

Go for it.  I don't think there's a tremendous reason to delay 2.5.0
further.  There's always more stuff to be done, but it's a fairly
substantial improvement over 2.4 already.

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