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 From:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] 1.8b eta...
 Date:  Tue, 01 Oct 2013 19:33:55 -0500
On 10/01/2013 06:04 PM, Andrew White wrote:
> Hi lee
> I suspect we could make 1.8 a release and remove the beta tag with little
> effort.  I think we need a list of bugs to squash, do you feel like
> compiling that list ;)

Is there a buglist somewhere?  The last ones on the dev list are for the 
1.3b branch. :)  And so far, I have found no bugs!  But I am all up for 
testing, verifying or triaging.  (Perhaps even some patching if it is a 
place I know...)

> I think otherwise there will be incremental feature changes and the beta
> tag may stick

I agree.  It is time to kick 1.8 out the door, and put the pie in the 
sky stuff into 1.9b or 1.10b...

> For next version I'd sooner work on freebsd 10 I think. It takes quite a
> bit of time to port across major versions.  Even taking 1.8 to freebsd 8.4
> was a bit of effort , and there is some cool stuff in 9.x and up , like
> ipv6 support for ipfw rdr so we can do captive portal for ipv6 right , and
> mixed v4/v6 IPSec (v4 in v6 and v6 in v4) , that we should code support for
> etc,  by the time that's done 10.x will probably be out of beta

I am thinking the next beta would start on 9.2 and end up releasing on 
10.x depending on the FreeBSD roadmap.  You are correct in that there 
are some significant changes in 9.  But that is much later.  After 1.8 
goes release, there will be a bunch of new bugs reported.  And we may 
need a 1.3x kickstart upgrade, as the current method is a tad confusing. 
  So the release will keep us busy.  It will also generate some buzz, as 
we seem to have become a tad stagnant on the lists and forums.  (Some 
people mistake stability for abandonment)

TLDR:  Tell me what you need and I will see what I can do.