I'd like to get a new release out the door by the end of October.
On 09/23/2016 04:50 AM, Jakub Jelen via Cyrus-sasl wrote:
Thank you for clarification. Clearly, I can do a snapshot from a git,
but it was something I wanted to avoid in an official distribution.
Do you or someone else from the maintainers plan to do the official
release in close future? Is there some blocker? I can certainly test
the release/pre-release to make sure it does what it is supposed to do.
On 09/23/2016 09:20 AM, Ignacio Casal Quinteiro wrote:
my release contains patches that are not yet upstream, also it is not
an official release but I use it for my own projects, see gtk-win32.
That said, we really need a new release of cyrus-sasl, and we
probably would be better suited with my release or using a snapshot out
On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 9:17 AM, Jakub Jelen <jjelen@xxxxxxxxxx
some time ago, I contributed several patches from Fedora that we
were using into the cyrus-sasl fork on github  and if I see
right, they made it back to the official git repository. Since
that time, there were two releases on github, but none of them is
mentioned in the official cyrus-sasl website nor available on the
official FTP  (still linked from the fork readme).
Can we consider this as an official release? Is it planned to be
available in the official FTP? Or is the upstream abandoned and
the future work will be done on github? Adding Nacho to CC, who is
doing these releases and should be able to bring some light into
Why do I ask? I would like to update the Fedora package and get
rid of the bunch of patches we carry around for years (since they
are upstream), but I would not like to pick up some "random fork"
(with no offense -- I really appreciate the work Ignacio Casal
Quinteiro and Ken Murchison did so far).
-- Jakub Jelen
Associate Software Engineer
Principal Systems Software Engineer
Carnegie Mellon University