Preparing for a point release

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Wed Dec 6 17:14:18 UTC 2017

Matthew Selsky via devel <devel at>:
> On Tue, Dec 05, 2017 at 12:35:34PM -0800, Hal Murray via devel wrote:
> > 
> > If you want to do a quick release, then we should backport critical fixes.  I 
> > assume that turns into a branch in git.
> Amen.  We should release 1.0.1 that just includes the ntpq fix and the AWS fix (and any other critical fixes).  There's been a lot of other churn since the release and that can all be deferred until a 1.1 release.

I'd prefer to go to an accelerated 1.1 

The main reason is that there isn't just one ntpq fix.  There have been a
whole bunch of small but user-visible and irritating bugs in ntpq
reporting since 1.0 - we had Hans Mayer from Austria reporting one
every couple days for a while.
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