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Re: [VM] Are there plans to release 8.2?

From: Uday Reddy
Subject: Re: [VM] Are there plans to release 8.2?
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 00:01:22 +0100

Göran Uddeborg writes:

> I've been waiting to upgrade the Fedora package of VM until 8.2 is
> declared released.  After all, 8.2.0b is officially a beta, right?
> But there are some issues with waiting, most recently illustrated by
> the bug report
> Do you have plans to make an official 8.2.0.  Or should I package
> 8.2.0b anyway.  True, that "officially released" stamp doesn't make
> that much difference in reality.  But it would feel a bit better. :-)

Unfortunately, it does make quite a bit of difference.  Once it is an
official release, it goes into Linux distributions, and people get it by
doing routine updates.  If things break for them, it would be quite

Things were quite different when people made conscious decision to upgrade.
But Linux has changed all that.

The earliest date I can think of for the official release of 8.2.0 is the
end of summer.  I lost a window of opportunity last summer and haven't had
much time to devote to VM afterwards.

We will have another beta release before the official release.


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