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Re: Version 6 release candidate 1


On 11/18/21 03:04 PM, Johannes Maibaum wrote:
Am Donnerstag, dem 18.11.2021 um 14:58 -0500 schrieb Jon Evans:
When do you need it by?  The docs are nowhere near ready for the
final release, so if this isn't a hard requirement, I would suggest
not bothering to package the docs for now.

I hope to get 6.0.0-rc1 added to the flathub-beta channel over the
weekend and this was an item still missing on my list.

But there is no immediate need at all before the final release. I had
included the docs into the flatpak, because this allowed to add a "has
(translated) user docs" flag which is one further green box checked in
software centers like GNOME Software.

It's fine if they don't become ready in time. I will then just remove
that box again until they become ready at some later point.

You can download the doc as a tar from the following URL:


You can also change the "bz2" to "gz" if you prefer that format.

BTW, I've made the 6.0.0-rc1 builds for Fedora Rawhide, but they haven't been picked up by the mirrors yet.

I will not make 6.0.0 builds for Fedora 34 / 35 etc, because it is against policy to have a major version change on those.  Thus Fedora 36 (in about 6 months) will be the first one that ships a 6.0.0 build.


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