Is 5.1.4 going to be released soon?

If 5.2 is still slated for April, are we going to have a 5.1.4 release soon?

It seems like it would be good to have all the bug fixes get a month of widespread testing so any tweaks can be added before 5.2 goes into lockdown. Then all the issue reports are more likely to be focused on new features instead of mixed with bug fix tweaks.

Looks like we have about a dozen non-translation commits, and another dozen PRs open against 5.1.3.

So another maintenance release may well be in order.

At the current rate of work (lack of work) being done on 5.2, I would NOT expect it to be released in April. At least not with the still outstanding PRs for places, UIDs etc.

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@prculley I’m having troubles getting an overview of what is planned for next releases (5.1.4 and 5.2) and what work is still open. Where can I look that up? :smiley:
There are several places, but they seem to differ in the issues listed:

  1. open GitHub PRs & Milestones
  2. Mantis issues & Roadmap
  3. Wiki GEPS & Roadmap

In theory, the wiki Roadmap is supposed to indicate plans for the next major version. But this is often not kept up to date, and there are many PRs for enhancements that are never put up on the roadmap.

Maintenance releases have no overview of plans for what is included (other than the general policy to only fix bugs or enhance translations). But it isn’t too hard to count (manually) the number of commits since last release and bug PRs that might apply to the maintenance release.

I’ve never payed any attention to Mantis roadmap, and issues only get attention as some developer sees fit. For myself, I try to attend to bugs that I can actually solve, and that appear to be more or less likely to affect the user.

I’ve grown tired of trying to get major enhancements into place in the mainline Gramps, as several I have done are still pending after years of work. Which is kind of a disincentive.

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I’ve grown tired of trying to get major enhancements into place in the mainline Gramps, as several I have done are still pending after years of work.

This is a little disheartening to hear. Has the development cadence always been slow?

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