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Re: Stable release 4 is out!


2015-11-29 21:39 GMT+01:00 Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>:
> I just finished rolling out KiCad 4.0.0.  Many thanks to everyone who
> made this possible.  Each and every one of you deserve to sit back and
> enjoy this accomplishment.  I have a few minor requests before I make a
> trip to my refrigerator to grab a cold one to celebrate.
> Someone please add an announcement the to blog page on the KiCad website?

Yes, I am on it. It will be available shortly.

> The footprint, symbol and 3D model library, documentation, and
> translation repos need to be tagged 4.0.0 so future package builds can
> pull the proper version.  At some point in the future we may need to
> create 4.0.0 branches of the library, documentation, and translation
> repos but for now the tags should suffice.  Please do not make any
> commits to these repos until after they are tagged.

Commiting should not prevent you to tag commits in git, and I don't
even think so in bzr. :)

> What do we need to do as far as creating automated builds for the
> correct version of the documentation?  I know packagers on some
> platforms will need pre-built documentation for the 4.0 release.  This
> shouldn't be a significant issue until we start documenting new features
> during the next development cycle.

I am planning to just build the latest docs and make them available on
downloads.kicad-pcb.org/docs/kicad-doc.{tar.gz,zip} or something.

> Please do not swamp me with patches and new feature merge requests over
> the next few days.  I have some of my own coding that I need to get done
> for the next development cycle so I'm not going to have a lot of time to
> do code reviews and I would like to reduce the number hours a week I've
> been spending working on KiCad for a few weeks.

Thank you for finally calling the release.

> Thanks again everyone!
> Cheers,
> Wayne

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