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Re: Potential changes to Fedora development cycle



On Sat, 27 Oct 2007 12:00:07 +0200
Patrice Dumas <pertusus free fr> wrote:

> This seems right to me. The section 'Release Candidate and Final
> release' is a bit too dense to me. I think I understand it, but it
> seems to me that it could be clearer. A specific point that could be
> clarified is:
> 
>   This freeze point is also the point in which we would create any
>   remaining needed branches in CVS for the release. Any builds from
> the branch would be held in an updates candidate tag to be potential
> updates for after the release, or to be pulled in to the release by
> request.
> 
> It is not clear to me what the 'remaining needed branches in CVS for
> the release' are at that point. This explained in the next paragraph,
> however, unless I am wrong, but should certainly appear before since
> some branches could be created between beta and RC.
> 
> Maybe what could be done is add, between 'Beta' and 'Release Candidate
> and Final release':
> 
> === Early (optional) CVS branching ===
> 
> Right after Beta release or sometime between Beta and RC release, we
> allow for early branching of software. This allows developers to check
> in new features and otherwise unstable changes that would not be
> suitable to introduce to the current release.
> 
> === Release Candidate and Final release ===
> 
> ..... This freeze point is also the point in which we would create any
> remaining needed branches in CVS (that haven't been created during the
> early CVS branching) for the release.

Awesome, thanks for the input.  I've made this change.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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