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Re: Ready for RC1

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 20:33:54 -0500

Nothing major to add here; just a note that I'm working on an outstanding
bug in svnmerge-migrate-history.py. Should be wrapping that up tomorrow.

Mark Phippard wrote:
> I'd like to begin the discussion on when we will be ready for RC1. I
> think we should do it soon. There are no specific fixes/features that
> anyone is working for in 1.5, we are basically just waiting for users
> to find and report bugs. If we release an RC1 we will get more users
> using it and we can get more feedback which gets us to GA. This
> alpha/beta process would be fine if we knew we had specific work left
> to do, but I do not see where that is the case.
>
> I am not proposing we roll a tarball this weekend. Just that we come
> up with the end plan to get there.
>
> These are the things I think need to be done to get to RC1. All could
> be done relatively quickly.
>
> 1) Propose any remaining items for backport. I went through all the
> un-proposed changes in trunk (merge tracking makes this easy) and
> picked out the ones that MAYBE we want to propose.
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&msgNo=135809
>
> The original author should probably make the proposal. That would be
> (cmpilato, glasser, joe orton, kfogel).
>
> 2) Vote on these items (and existing proposals) and get them merged to
> the branch.
>
> 3) Finish the work on the CHANGES file. Karl has taken this on and
> seems to be making progress.
>
> 4) Finish the work on the release notes. I know that Hyrum started
> this. I am sure there is more to do.
>
> I think we should do these items and move on to the RC1 process. If
> you disagree with this, then just please explain why, and even better
> please list the things that you think need to happen to get us to RC1.
> Please be as specific as possible. I will do whatever I can to drum
> up the resources necessary to make these things happen (assuming there
> is consensus they need to be done).
>
> We have made great progress towards the release and I just want to
> keep things moving. If there are still some things that have to be
> done, I would like to see them identified so that I have a chance to
> help knock them off the list and get this release finalized. I am not
> proposing we go GA before this is ready or that we sidestep any of our
> procedures. I just want to help get us to the finish line as fast as
> possible so we can get on with our plans for the future. I also
> happen to think the current software is looking really good.
>

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2008-03-07 02:34:26 CET

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