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Re: Stable release 4 is out!


On 11/29/2015 04:05 PM, Nick Østergaard wrote:
> 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. :)

You are correct.  I had a brain cramp.  You just have to remember which
commit needs to be tagged if you make any commits after the announcement.

>> 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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