A few days ago Austin made the recently cut X-Plane 9.45 "final" - that is, it is now the version you get when you update or grab a demo. This (hopefully) ends a sequence of 940 patches that represented a mix of fixing last-minute bugs and breaking and then fixing the throttles for a few add-on airplanes.
As always, if your add-on worked in an older version 9 but is broken in 945, please let us know. I believe the compatibility situation with 9.45 is pretty good though.
Will there be a 9.46? I don't know, but I think the answer is: "probably". I found a driver bug (occurs only on OS X) we can work around a few days after 9.45 was cut. We maintain a list of fixes, and when it starts to add up, we'll cut a new patch to address them. Normally a driver bug would get a patch immediately, but from what we can tell, this one is very rare, so we're not going to fire-drill and cut a new patch 1 day after 9.45 went final.
What kinds of bug fixes make it into these "bug fix patches"? To give an example, I received a report that the "clipping" checkbox on instruments is not preserved when you export an instrument as a text file. That's the kind of thing we'll fix in a patch, but we won't cut a new patch immediately for.