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Re: 5.1 stable release


On Sun, Dec 09, 2018 at 01:22:30PM -0500, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> Now that 5.0.2 is out the door, it's time to get serious about 5.1.
> This is the official 5.1 feature freeze announcement.  I plan on make
> the official string freeze announcement in another week or two so if you
> have any UI string work that you are planning to do, please try to wrap
> it up in the next week or two.
> There are a few outstanding bugs assigned to the 5.1 milestone[1] so
> please help out and try to get these all addressed.  Some of them looked
> to me like they might be feature requests.  If so, they should be
> deferred until v6.  Once we get this bug list knocked out, we can start
> thinking about tagging a release candidate.
> One thing not on the bug list is disabling the pcbnew legacy canvas when
> building against gtk3.  It's not necessary to remove the legacy canvas
> code, we just need to make sure that users cannot use pcbnew with the
> legacy canvas.  If someone has time to work on this, I would appreciate it.
> Cheers,
> Wayne
> [1]: https://launchpad.net/kicad/+milestone/5.1.0

Hi Wayne,
Good news but I do not see any 5.1 branch, just the 4.0, 5.0 and master.


Before that, shouldn't we create a 5.1 branch? Or 5.0 is really a 5.*?
Am I missing something?
Sorry for my naïve questions, as usual...


Marco Ciampa

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