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Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 07:02:26 -0800
From: Isaac Dunham <>
Subject: Re: Remaining agenda for 0.9.8

On Fri, 16 Nov 2012 02:11:35 -0500
Rich Felker <> wrote:

> > For releases that do need more testing, what would you think of rc
> > tarballs? While git can be built with only libc as a dependency*
> > (NO_PYTHON=1 NO_PERL=1 MSGFMT=true... if I remember right), "pull
> > from git" does still limit your audience.
> The old gitweb had a "download tarball" link. I don't think cgit has

BTW, I hope you've updated cgit recently: there's a command execution bug that was recently fixed (as well as another security issue).

> that (for which my server is thankful). RC's are one idea, but I
> wonder if daily snapshots might be just as good.

Possibly, especially with "just after release" fixes.

Isaac Dunham <>

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