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Re: [Bug-XBoard] [bug #31634] Bad path results in segmentation fault

From: Vincent Legout
Subject: Re: [Bug-XBoard] [bug #31634] Bad path results in segmentation fault
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 16:35:26 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 12:31:19PM +0100, h.g. muller wrote :
> At 11:01 20-11-2010 +0100, Vincent Legout wrote:
> >I think you're right about the ~ and your patch seems to work. I've applied 
> >it
> >against the current debian package in unstable (4.4.4), and I couldn't
> >reproduce the bug anymore.
> OK, I have applied it to the XBoard development (=master) branch as well.
> I am not sure if it makes sense to cherry-pick this patch into the v4.4.x
> branch, as we might never release from that again:
> We are now preparing release of the master branch as 4.5.0, and declare it the
> "current stable version". By now 4.4.x is so obsolete that it makes very
> little sense to bring out a final patchlevel (4.4.5), as there has been no
> reporting of any major bugs.(I consider this currently reported  problem with
> ~ really a very minor one, as it occurs only when you entered input that would
> be invalid in the first place.)

Agreed, this is a minor bug and it's not worth releasing a new version only to
fix this bug.

> So we will likely just abandon the 4.4.x branch, and (hopefully) from December
> on 4.5.x will be the official stable version.

Great. The next version of Debian (squeeze) will be released with XBoard 4.4.4.

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