[UPDATES] 3.5gamma

Daniel Vainsencher danielv at netvision.net.il
Thu Apr 3 00:49:25 UTC 2003

AFAICT, this fix is KCP territory. Unless there is a very good reason
otherwise, I would await their recommendation (and not delay the

PS - the suggestion that this is now what we are calling a "major" bug,
worth delaying a release for, tells me we're either in very good shape,
or people just don't nag enough about the bugs they really care about.

Doug Way <dway at riskmetrics.com> wrote:
> Tim Rowledge wrote:
> > 
> > Doug Way <dway at riskmetrics.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > Trying to keep up with the plan for the 3.5 release, here's the update
> > > to advance from 3.5beta to 3.5gamma.
> > Has there been any sort of fix for the class builder problem I reported
> > wrt weak subclasses? (Weakness weakness in latest class builder, around
> > 17 march) Bill Cole reported that he too had seen the problem.
> Haven't seen anything other than the "naive" fix which Brent just posted.
> Since 3.5 is already gamma, I'm not sure if we want to delay it for this fix,
> if we're not even sure about the fix yet.
> On the other hand, I'm not sure if anyone is anxiously awaiting the release of
> 3.5 since it only has a couple of fixes and is coming so soon after 3.4 (and
> we're already rolling ahead with 3.6alpha fixes), so in theory we could
> postpone 3.5 a couple weeks *if* we had a solid-looking fix.
> On the other hand again, there's something to be said for sticking to the
> schedule unless we hit a major problem. :-)  This particular problem has been
> around for several months, at least, so it probably wouldn't be terrible to
> just put it in 3.6alpha only.
> - Doug Way

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