[ros-dev] New Release - how're you feeling?

James Tabor jimtabor at adsl-64-217-116-74.dsl.hstntx.swbell.net
Wed Jun 22 21:37:02 CEST 2005

WaxDragon wrote:
> I agree the site needs updated.
> Still, there have been several key improvements since 0.2.6:
> * qemu's user-net ne2000 works right from the bootcd
> * win32k has had some work, making at least second stage installer
> more responsive
> * rbuild has been successfully merged
> * all the other crap that we have fixed
Major fixes to old hacks. Improvements to ntoskrnl.

> * networking has regressed in some areas
> * all the other crap we have regressed or broken

Yes three steps forward and two steps back.

> There is alot of talk of our "users", but I don't think we have a good
> idea of who they really are, at this point in time.
> Haven't you ever updated a piece of software just because it was
> newer?  I can't remember the last time I updated my linux kernel other
> than it has just been released.  Can't we just go back in the late
> 15xxx revs, pick a release that builds and generally works and run it
> though the release process?
> We are so far along, I could be almost tempted to wait for 0.3.0 after
> the current header work, if we could get a focused effort on
> networking after it's done.  It would need to be a release soon
> though, I remember telling people in IRC late last year that 0.3.0 was
> going to be at the end of the year.  What about those "users"?
> You guys are doing a kickass job as always,
> WD

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