[fpc-pascal] CheckSynchronize

vsnijders at quicknet.nl vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Fri Jun 22 10:13:19 CEST 2007

----- Original Message -----
From: Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho <felipemonteiro.carvalho at gmail.com>
Date: Friday, June 22, 2007 10:04 am
Subject: Re: [fpc-pascal] CheckSynchronize

> On 6/22/07, Vincent Snijders <vsnijders at quicknet.nl> wrote:
> > It is not that we can't use the release, but we (at least I) 
> rather risk a possible instability rather than have some some known 
> bugs and limitations. And that I want to invest time in it by 
> distributing patched versions of fpc. I think this is similar to 
> why there is debian for people who value stability and ubuntu for 
> people who want faster bug fixes or new features.
> Are the bugs really that severe that people can't wait for 2.2.2?

Sure they can wait. Lazarus users are really patient people, they are waiting for more 
than three years now for Lazarus 1.0.0.

> I think that maintaining such separate branch isn't a good idea. If
> the fixes haven't been commited 

They have been committed, but have not been merged to the fixes branch. 

> because they can have unprevisible
> side effects, releasing Lazarus with them may just as well
> fix a bug for some users, but add new bugs for lot's of other people,
> and then make this Lazarus release unusable for lot's of people.

Any fix can have unprevisible side effects. Unless we test, we don't know the impact.


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