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task #7762: Windows packages for 2.4.2

Submitted by:  Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Submitted on:  Mon Jan 27 22:49:38 2014  
 
Should Start On: Sat Feb 8 00:00:00 2014Should be Finished on: Sun Feb 16 00:00:00 2014
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Status: DonePrivacy: Public
Percent Complete: 0%Assigned to: Christian Prochaska <cproc>
Open/Closed: ClosedEffort: 0.00
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Sat Feb 8 14:58:06 2014, comment #3:

2.4.2 tarball now up at Gna (other formats/locations to follow).

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Sun Feb 2 02:57:46 2014, comment #2:

> If no library upgrades, it may still be worth doing another Gtk3
> test build if it's cheap for you -- cazfi speculates that maybe
> fixes in Freeciv code (bug #21534) might help.


I've uploaded new test builds to http://download.gna.org/freeciv/packages/windows/testing/S2_4-r24327/

Can't say if there's a difference, in any case it's still noticeably sluggish.

Christian Prochaska <cproc>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sun Feb 2 02:18:33 2014, comment #1:

Release postponed for a week.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator
Mon Jan 27 22:49:38 2014, original submission:

We haven't made the release yet, but creating the ticket in advance to discuss build parameters.


We have one request to use a newer Gtk2 build than 2.24.10 (bug #21038); however, since the official Win32 builds haven't been updated, it seems unlikely we can fulfil this.
(Also we're worried about bug #21475 if we did take a newer one.)
So, same Gtk2 version, I suppose.

A newer Gtk3 library than 3.6.4 might fix a major issue with the existing Gtk3 test build (bug #20999).
But, again, no newer Win32 Gtk3 package is available, so again that's academic.

Another existing problem (bug #21314) might have gone away with some newer version of something that isn't the core Gtk package. Maybe it would be worth upgrading other dependencies if practical?

If no library upgrades, it may still be worth doing another Gtk3 test build if it's cheap for you -- cazfi speculates that maybe fixes in Freeciv code (bug #21534) might help. But it's low priority compared to actual production releases.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator

 

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    Sat Feb 8 23:39:17 2014cprocStatusNone=>Done
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    Sun Feb 2 02:18:33 2014jtnShould Start OnSat Feb 1 00:00:00 2014=>Sat Feb 8 00:00:00 2014
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