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

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2008 14:51:41 -0600

Mark Eichin wrote:
> 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
> week?

I'm not familiar with the specific fix you are referring to, but the basic gist
of what gets into a release and what doesn't can be found here:

Has the patch you refer to already been committed to trunk?


> 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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