Unstable discontinued, how will new PM versions be tested?

Talk about code development, features, specific bugs, enhancements, patches, and similar things.
Forum rules
Please keep everything here strictly on-topic.
This board is meant for Pale Moon source code development related subjects only like code snippets, patches, specific bugs, git, the repositories, etc.

This is not for tech support! Please do not post tech support questions in the "Development" board!
Please make sure not to use this board for support questions. Please post issues with specific websites, extensions, etc. in the relevant boards for those topics.

Please keep things on-topic as this forum will be used for reference for Pale Moon development. Expect topics that aren't relevant as such to be moved or deleted.
User avatar
ron_1
Moon Magic practitioner
Moon Magic practitioner
Posts: 2542
Joined: 2012-06-28, 01:20

Unstable discontinued, how will new PM versions be tested?

Unread post by ron_1 » 2021-09-05, 23:59

I'm confused by Moonchild's post here. If the unstable version of Pale Moon is no longer available, how will new versions of PM be real-world tested? Or did I misunderstand that post?

User avatar
Moonchild
Pale Moon guru
Pale Moon guru
Posts: 31073
Joined: 2011-08-28, 17:27
Location: Tranås, SE
Contact:

Re: Unstable discontinued, how will new PM versions be tested?

Unread post by Moonchild » 2021-09-06, 11:13

There will still be dev versions in every day use. It just won't be published in this way.
"Remember, only you can prevent Earth's destruction by spelling Pale Moon with a space." -- Athenian200
Image

User avatar
576tomoyo
Hobby Astronomer
Hobby Astronomer
Posts: 15
Joined: 2021-09-04, 03:15

Re: Unstable discontinued, how will new PM versions be tested?

Unread post by 576tomoyo » 2021-09-08, 10:26

Was there a particular reason for this change (organisation issues, update issues, etc) or not?

User avatar
Moonchild
Pale Moon guru
Pale Moon guru
Posts: 31073
Joined: 2011-08-28, 17:27
Location: Tranås, SE
Contact:

Re: Unstable discontinued, how will new PM versions be tested?

Unread post by Moonchild » 2021-09-08, 10:28

576tomoyo wrote:
2021-09-08, 10:26
Was there a particular reason for this change
Yes there was. I'm not likely to do things without reason.
"Remember, only you can prevent Earth's destruction by spelling Pale Moon with a space." -- Athenian200
Image

User avatar
JoeyG
Astronaut
Astronaut
Posts: 542
Joined: 2017-06-12, 13:27
Location: How can you be in two places at once when you're not anywhere at all?

Re: Unstable discontinued, how will new PM versions be tested?

Unread post by JoeyG » 2021-09-24, 14:28

Moonchild wrote:
2021-09-06, 11:13
There will still be dev versions in every day use. It just won't be published in this way.
Is it possible for a "non-dev" to test the unstable builds? If so, how, please?
Pale Moon x64 29.4.2.1 (zip) and Basilisk x64 2021.11.14; Win7 SP1 (Lenovo S20, Xeon X5670, 12gb RAM, NEC PA272W on Matrox C420 (4gb) + NEC SpectraView 241 and PA241W on Matrox C420 (2gb). Also, Win 10 Pro 21H2 (Intel NUC 8i3BEH, 16gb RAM, Samsung U32R590, Intel Iris Plus 655) - thanks to the devs.

User avatar
Moonchild
Pale Moon guru
Pale Moon guru
Posts: 31073
Joined: 2011-08-28, 17:27
Location: Tranås, SE
Contact:

Re: Unstable discontinued, how will new PM versions be tested?

Unread post by Moonchild » 2021-09-24, 16:32

No it's not possible. We don't publish unstables anymore.
"Remember, only you can prevent Earth's destruction by spelling Pale Moon with a space." -- Athenian200
Image

User avatar
New Tobin Paradigm
Knows the dark side
Knows the dark side
Posts: 10643
Joined: 2012-10-09, 19:37
Location: The Seriphia Galaxy

Re: Unstable discontinued, how will new PM versions be tested?

Unread post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2021-09-24, 17:25

Btw, I updated the MCP AUS Script so that Unstables update to current release.
Better that a 100 probably guilty people die then one of them get a clean shot on me.
Image

User avatar
JoeyG
Astronaut
Astronaut
Posts: 542
Joined: 2017-06-12, 13:27
Location: How can you be in two places at once when you're not anywhere at all?

Re: Unstable discontinued, how will new PM versions be tested?

Unread post by JoeyG » 2021-09-24, 20:03

Moonchild wrote:
2021-09-24, 16:32
No it's not possible. We don't publish unstables anymore.
OK.
Pale Moon x64 29.4.2.1 (zip) and Basilisk x64 2021.11.14; Win7 SP1 (Lenovo S20, Xeon X5670, 12gb RAM, NEC PA272W on Matrox C420 (4gb) + NEC SpectraView 241 and PA241W on Matrox C420 (2gb). Also, Win 10 Pro 21H2 (Intel NUC 8i3BEH, 16gb RAM, Samsung U32R590, Intel Iris Plus 655) - thanks to the devs.

Post Reply