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Re: [libvirt] Schedule for the next release suggestions



On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 02:23:34PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 10:17:07PM +0800, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 02:07:05PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > > On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 09:36:03PM +0800, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > > >   The 1.0.3 release was on the 5th March, and right now we have
> > > > accumulated 'only' 150 commits since the release. Based on this I
> > > > would suggest to wait a couple of weeks before to enter a freeze
> > > > for the following release. This mean we drift from the usual end
> > > > of month, but the ratio of freeze/devel will remain more or less
> > > > constant as well as the expected size of change in the new release.
> > > >   So if this is fine I would suggest to enter freeze for 1.0.4
> > > > on the 5th of April for a release around the 12. Unless there is
> > > > a reason to push a release earlier,
> > > 
> > > I would prefer it if we just stuck to a release on/near April 1st
> > > regardless of how many changes have accumulated. IMHO a predictable
> > > release date once a month on/near 1st of the month is more important
> > > than the amount of code that has been changed.
> > 
> >   to release on the 1st we would have to freeze this Monday meaning
> > only 2.5 weeks of development after a freeze for 1.3 which took 1.5
> > weeks. I was considering the ratio of freeze time vs. open time too.
> 
> I don't really think that's a problem myself, it is just to be
> expected due to the longer than usual 1.3 freeze. People have
> had just as much time to /write/ their code, all that changed
> was the time available to /merge/ their code into upstream.
> 
> I'd like to see is be much stricter about following a monthly
> release schedule in general. It makes it easier for distro
> maintainers to accurately plan ahead for when libvirt releases
> will sync up with their schedules, if they can reliably know
> that we'll always release on the nearest weekday that follows
> the 1st of the month.

  So that mean freezing on monday, I can do that !

Daniel

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