[Wine] Code freeze, or catching up with new features

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Sun May 11 19:06:49 CDT 2008

On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 4:05 PM, oiaohm <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Thing to expect from the code frease some applications that were plat a few versions back return to being plat again.   Lot of niggling internal bugs to disappear.
> What not to expect tested applications that have never run in wine just to start working unless by extream luck that they were effected by those niggling bugs.

Exactly.   For ideas on how to help, btw, see

> Really I would love to see a code freeze every 6 months
> just to mop out out standing regressions.   So that once applications
> get to plat they stay that way.

Sounds good to me; see http://wiki.winehq.org/TimeBasedReleases
for a proposal along those lines.    FWIW, automated application
regression tests would help a lot with that "stay platinum" goal.
- Dan

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