Moving on from 8.* to 9.*

panagiotis merakos merakosp at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 08:30:34 EDT 2017


Hi all,

The LC 9.0 DP-9 build, released today, has all the fixes of LC 8.1.x and
8.2.x.

Best,
Panos
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On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 12:03 AM, Brian Milby via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> DP9 should have the fixes from the 8 branch.  Essentially any bug fix on
> the 8.1 branch will get merged into the 8.2 branch.  Any bug fixes from 8.1
> or 8.2 will get merged into the 9.0 branch.  In GitHub, there have been a
> bunch of these type of merges recently.  If you are up to compiling the
> community edition, you can have bleeding edge all the time :)
>
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 1:58 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via
> use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> > I'm naïve about how these branches work. Probably need a firmware update
> > in my brain on this whole "future" versions thing.
> >
> > I had to "regress' to 8.1.7 RC1  because 8.2 DP 1 because the IDE melted
> > down pretty rapidly.
> >
> > You wrote: " When v9 goes final v8 will no longer be maintained"
> >
> > Yes, of course… that's a given. But as of today: Isn't v9  missing *all*
> > the patches to the product since March of this year? Wouldn't HQ need to
> > merge everything thru 8.1.7 into 9? and if that was already done,
> wouldn't
> > it's date in the download section reflect the date that happened?
> >
> > Otherwise, if we use 9 aren't we facing things already solved in the
> 8.1.*
> > branch between March and September of this year?
> >
> > What am I missing?
> >
> > BR
> >
> > Richard Gaskin wrote:
> >
> >     > 1) using 9. that old doesn’t' work for us.. We have got too much
> >     > vested in  8.* that works well, can't risk it.
> >
> >     When v9 goes final v8 will no longer be maintained.  Given the
> changes
> >     we can expect in OSes, esp. mobile, not keeping current will
> eventually
> >     shut down your project.
> >
> >     What are the bug report numbers for the issues you've encountered
> with
> >     v9?  Let's see if we can resolve those so your project can keep
> current
> >     with OS changes as smoothly as possible.
> >
> >
> >
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