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  • Is vBulletin 3.8.5 going to be released this month?

    The reason I ask is because I can't see any bugs which have been fixed from the time 3.8.4 was released. Many of the bug reports are still hanging as Unconfirmed and only a few have been Confirmed.

    I understand everyone is focusing their efforts on vB 4.0 but thought I'd enquire anyway.

    Prior to 3.8.4 being released some bugs were still fixed.

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    It would be released towards the end of the month. However if no bugs are critical, I can see it being pushed back a few weeks.
    Last edited by Wayne Luke; Thu 1st Oct '09, 11:41am.
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    • #3
      Thanks for your response Wayne.

      I guess all we can do is sit back and wait.

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      • #4
        It's strange to see so little 3.x bugs being fixed. Although I assume many of them also apply to v4? Isn't this part of fixing bugs in the alpha version?
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        • #5
          i checked myself, and a load of these unfixed bugs are related to LAMP... not everybody have the same installation, and if vB have to be installable on a wide range of webservers, it need to be compatible with so much configurations, even the usage of simple functions like "file_get_contents" may become a real pain if the server itself is old and the php is set improperly...
          oh no, i'm not going with Xenforo... come on, i'm better than that... i stick with Wordpress... rofl

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          • #6
            There are many Confirmed bug reports from months back which have yet to be fixed.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by smiggy View Post
              There are many Confirmed bug reports from months back which have yet to be fixed.
              I know and I find that really unacceptable. If the supported, stable release cannot be maintained I think that's a problem. This regular release program has no merit if bugs aren't going to be fixed consistently.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Anthony89 View Post
                I know and I find that really unacceptable. If the supported, stable release cannot be maintained I think that's a problem. This regular release program has no merit if bugs aren't going to be fixed consistently.
                They probably are doing this, so we are forced to upgrade and get vB4. Otherwise, if vB3.8 was fixed up.. not many people would be motivated or forced to move.

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                • #9
                  ARGH, another conspiracy...
                  oh no, i'm not going with Xenforo... come on, i'm better than that... i stick with Wordpress... rofl

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by FreshFroot_ View Post
                    They probably are doing this, so we are forced to upgrade and get vB4. Otherwise, if vB3.8 was fixed up.. not many people would be motivated or forced to move.
                    Originally posted by nexialys View Post
                    ARGH, another conspiracy...
                    ...

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Anthony89 View Post
                      I know and I find that really unacceptable. If the supported, stable release cannot be maintained I think that's a problem. This regular release program has no merit if bugs aren't going to be fixed consistently.
                      Yeah, also considering not many people will be looking to upgrade to vBulletin 4.0 until the complete re-write version is released which won't be for a long while yet.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by smiggy View Post
                        Yeah, also considering not many people will be looking to upgrade to vBulletin 4.0 until the complete re-write version is released which won't be for a long while yet.
                        See post #2. If you are still confused, re-read the post until confusion evaporates.
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                        • #13
                          I thought Andy was woking on 3.8 bugs, unless thats changed now.
                          Baby, I was born this way

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Paul M View Post
                            I thought Andy was woking on 3.8 bugs, unless thats changed now.
                            Who knows?

                            I guess we'll have to wait and see what happens come end of October.

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                            • #15
                              Ok, seriously.

                              All this about 3.x being dead is beyond ridiculous. The maintenance release schedule allows Andy, or whoever is fixing bugs, to take a day or two before the scheduled release to go through the Bug Tracker, fix the bugs, and test the bug fixes before release. They know when the release is going to happen, so they can schedule bug fixing around that.

                              Just because he's not looking at reports daily just means Priority is taking place for vB4, and they'll be looked at before release time.

                              Let go of the Conspiracy Theories for once and start thinking logically, why would they just stop maintaining the current branch for something that doesn't even exist as a usable product?
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