[DBD-SQLite] DBD::SQLite 1.20 is out, what to do next

Adam Kennedy adamkennedybackup at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 23:04:26 GMT 2009

There is some pressure from the non-English folks to get the Unicode
problems (which were a bit big to fix in 1.20) fixed first, before we
do the Amalgamation change.

I'm inclined to agree with them on this.

Adam K

2009/4/8 Darren Duncan <darren at darrenduncan.net>:
> Hello,
> So I see now that Adam has removed the dev-release version suffix and so
> automated DBD::SQLite installs will be pulling in the latest 1.20.
> I will send out a wider announcement momentarily like for 1.19_01, asking
> again for testing.
> As for what to do next, my current thoughts are this ...
> During the next week or so, the trunk should continue to just have smaller
> updates and bug fixes applied, for issues that people find in 1.20, so that
> a 1.21 can then go out which is reasonably production ready.
> Any major changes we want to do prior to the bug/minor-only 1.21 goes out
> should be done in a branch or locally.
> Then, the very next *major* change in trunk should be substituting in the
> single "amalgamation" version of the SQLite library sources from sqlite.org,
> perhaps as an 1.21_01 release, and also updating the bundled web-fetch
> utility that updates sources from sqlite.org so it grabs the amalgamation,
> and have people test this.
> That amalgamation version should be released as a stable 1.22 before any
> major feature changes or additions to the DBI driver are committed.
> Perhaps then wait another week and do a 1.23 with any further minor or
> bugfixes.
> Then after that we can carry on with whatever either major or minor other
> changes, with the amalgamation version then being the relatively stable
> point of departure for future work.
> I think I talked with Adam on IRC the other day and AFAIR he agreed with it
> in principle, namely keeping any further major changes separate from and
> following a switch to amalgamation sources.
> So anyone have thoughts or comments on this plan?
> -- Darren Duncan
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