On 02/12/2018 07:54 PM, Uwe Stöhr wrote:
> Am 13.02.2018 um 00:19 schrieb Scott Kostyshak:
>> I don't see the advantage of doing this at a major version. Even if
>> there is an advantage, I don't think that so soon before the final
>> release is the right time for this non-trivial patch. From what I
>> understand, this temporary file name stuff is tricky. I know you've
>> tested the patch and it works for you, but I'm worried there could be
>> hidden problems.
> In my opinion a major version should contain all major bugfixes. Here
> we have a menu entry for a feature that doesn't work. This is no good
> advertisement for LyX.
It hasn't worked for quite a while, apparently.
> We have a working fix that is well tested on Windows. If we know that
> it works also well on MacOS I think it is safe. Jürgen, please correct
> me if I am wrong.
We're likely to have a fairly quick 2.3.1 release. How quick will depend
upon the feedback, but there are a number of things lined up already for
2.3.x, so it'll be a couple months at most.