[fpc-devel] bug report

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Mon Oct 11 09:56:47 CEST 2004

Peter Vreman wrote:

>>http://www.freepascal.org states:
>>>Version 1.0.10 is the latest stable version the Free Pascal.
>>http://www.us.freepascal.org/develop.html states:
>>>Download Daily Update of Release Tree (version 1.0.x)
>>>These snapshots contain the latest bug fixes, without any major new
>>>This should be more stable than the development snapshots (and even the
>>>official release), but there is still no guarantee that these snapshots
>>The developers consider 1.9.4 unstable; it is only a beta version.
>>Therefore, I would rather not rely on it.
>>It is disappointing that the latest snapshot for the stable version
>>of Free Pascal is dated 2004-05-18 and that the fix for this bug has
>>not been applied to 1.0.10 (or 1.0.11).
> We don't have the time to backport fixes. Also a lot of the fixes can't be
> backported to 1.0.x because of flaws in the design of 1.0.x.
> The 1.9.4 beta is at least as stable as 1.0.10.

Maybe you should say that on the web site too.

> The daily snapshots of 1.9.5 can be more unstable. But in a lot of cases
> they are as stable as the latest 1.9.x beta release


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