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Time for an xfsprogs "alpha1" release?

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Subject: Time for an xfsprogs "alpha1" release?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:17:46 -0500
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With all of the changes for CRC filesystems in xfsprogs git now, I'm wondering 
if it'd be a good idea to do a "3.2.0-alpha1" sort of release.

I know it's not yet feature complete, but I think there would be value in 
getting a version-stamped tarball out there for testing - it could filter to 
rawhide-ish distros, and get a bit more airtime while the remaining bits get 
worked out.

We'd probably want a nice readme about what's new and what's not yet done, 
caveats, etc, but I think it'd be worth getting it out there into the hands of 
willing testers, w/o requiring them to do a build from git.



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