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Re: Issues with zim release 0.66


Just updated the PPA with a version "0.67~rc1", so release candidate for
the next version. This release candidate should fix two critical issues and
a set of smaller issues, more patches are still in the queue.



On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 10:09 AM Jaap Karssenberg <jaap.karssenberg@xxxxxxxxx>

> Dear all,
> Turns out there are at least 2 critical and a number of other issues with
> the 0.66 release. To repair those a new release is needed soon, so best to
> consider 0.66 as a release candidate for 0.67 for now. Looking back
> releases often come in pairs, so I think we need a release strategy with
> release candidates that are tested by a broader audience going forward.
> Critical issues:
> 1. Headers in source pages disappear on editing - fix commited
> 2. Various segfaults related to external applications
>   a. opening files or folders in external applications from zim - under
> investigation
>   b. when files are changed by an external application not started by zim
> - to be confirmed ?
> Root cause of item 2 is not yet understood - see the issue tracker for
> more notes: https://github.com/jaap-karssenberg/zim-desktop-wiki/issues/7
> For other fixes committed so far see:
> https://github.com/jaap-karssenberg/zim-desktop-wiki/commits/master
> If you find other bugs in 0.66 compared to 0.65 that you want to nominate
> for the release fix, please open a ticket in the github tracker. Will look
> at launchpad bugs as well, but let's make a new start with the new tracker
> for this.
> Fixes are not yet available in the PPA due to move from bzr to git. Will
> update the PPAs in the coming week to start building from the git
> repository.
> Regards,
> Jaap

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