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Re: [pkg-wine-party] wine plan for stretch

On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 9:58 AM, Jens Reyer <jre.winesim@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19.12.2016 03:44, Michael Gilbert wrote:
>> Here is my plan for stretch.  Wine 2.0 is coming soon, but not soon
>> enough, so I don't plan to promote it to plain wine.
>> So at stretch release, wine will be 1.8.something and wine-development
>> will be 2.0.something.
> I expect the timetable to be tight, but not a problem. What dates do you
> have in mind?
> Debian soft freeze is on January 5th, but that shouldn't affect us,
> because wine is in testing. Hard freeze is on February 5th, so the last
> chance for us to upload is ~ January 25th.
> Wine 1.8 had 4 release candidates.
> There were these releases:
> 2016-01-09: 1.9.1
> 2016-12-25: 1.9.0
> 2015-12-19: 1.8
> ... so I don't expect a holiday break for Winehq releases.
> Wine 2.0-rc2 was released on December 16th. So 2.0-rc4 might be on
> December 30th and 2.0 on January 6th.
> Going by that there's room for 2 more release candidates compared to
> 1.8. A Winehq release on January 20th should still be fine for us.
> I'm quite sure we have a 2.0 by then, but I'd also be ok to go with Wine
> 2.0-rc7 for Stretch.
> I might ask upstream if they think it's reasonable to expect a Wine
> release till January 20th.

I'm not Alexandre, so take my opinion with a grain of salt, but I
would expect 2.0 to be out by the 20th (assuming no major regressions,

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