[syslinux] Making a 6.04

Ady ady-sf at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 13 19:35:13 PDT 2016

> How about the recently introduced weak issue?
> On May 31, 2016 6:31 PM, "H. Peter Anvin via Syslinux" <syslinux at zytor.com>
> wrote:
> > There seem to be a bunch of bug fixes in the 6.04 branch that people
> > really need.  Do we know of any current regressions?  Otherwise we
> > really ought to just push the button...
> >
> >         -hpa
How about the "HIDDEN" issue? How about updating and testing the 
gnu-efi submodule? How about the "keeppxe" patch (perhaps solving a bug 
that has been present since v.5+)? Or how about the feedback I wrote 
when 6.04-pre1 was released? How about a "gptmbr.bin" that supports 
XFS? How about the many regressions still present, for so many years? 
And the pending patches?

[sarcasm mode on]
Let's have an automatic daily build! Moreover, let's have an automatic 
daily release! One new official release version every single day. That 
way, the so many many many users of Syslinux 6+ would get a newer 
updated version, with a shiny new number, every single day! Yeah, I'm 
sure that would solve all the problems.
[sarcasm mode off]

I seriously doubt that there are many people actually requesting for an 
updated release, except maybe for super-lazy maintainers that don't 
really care (and I am able to prove this with facts, but I won't waste 
my own time with something that won't be even read).

I wish and hope for actual development. Shiny and, at this point, 
completely useless numbers, won't change the facts.

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