Free Software Magazine: Towards Wengophone 2.1
Apr 05, 2007, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marco Marongiu)
"MM: First thing: the 2.0 stable release. It was
expected for the summer 2006 and went out in December, with a lot
of bugs. Unfortunately, it misses many things you expect from a
stable release: it isn't stable and sometimes crashes randomly, it
isn't easy to install, it's even less easy to share an installation
between users, there's no prepackaged version for any GNU/Linux
distribution. So, what went wrong in the process? And, if something
went wrong, what were the lessons learnt that you are applying in
the 2.1 release development?
"PB: About crashes, there are a lot of threading issues. We've
learnt on this point and lots of these issues has been fixed in
2.1. But some of them are placed in code parts that need to be
refactored. Next release should include this refactoring..."