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Re: Branching 1.6 this week? (no, next week)

From: Mark Eichin <eichin_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 15:44:06 -0500

Does that suggest that the "empty revision range" fix could get
included in 1.6, if I could get some one to look at it in the next

On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 9:46 AM, Hyrum K. Wright
<hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> Karl Fogel wrote:
>> "Hyrum K. Wright" <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> writes:
>>> The current plan is to branch Nov. 5, this Wednesday, two days away. I'm
>>> currently not very optimistic that we are going to make that date, for the
>>> following reasons:
>>> * Loads of stuff in TODO-1.6
>>> * Buildbot lit up like a Christmas tree (I can reproduce the 8 failing tests
>>> locally, too.)
>>> * A large number of XFAIL tests on trunk, mostly merge tests.
>>> * A general feeling that despite our best efforts, another week may be needed.
>>> I'm not heavily involved in much of the above (though I do plan on looking at
>>> the FSFS problems in TODO-1.6), so I can't comment on whether they are minor
>>> issues or will need extra time. As mentioned before, I'm willing to push back
>>> the branch date a bit, but I feel a bit uneasy about going beyond Nov. 12.
>>> Thoughts?
>> I think Nov. 12th would be great. I don't know about other U.S. devs,
>> but the election has certainly been a factor for me this week (was out
>> in Pennsylvania doing Obama canvassing, for example).
>> The issue-2843-dev branch merge has been going okay. When I saw a bunch
>> of test failures on the branch, after bringing it up-to-date with trunk,
>> I worried it might be really broken. But now that I'm testing trunk I
>> think those test failures are probably actually from trunk, not the
>> branch. How, um, reassuring :-).
> Yeah, I think these concerns justify pushing the date back, as much as I hate to
> do it.
> New official branch date: Nov. 12.
> -Hyrum

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