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Re: 1.7.0-beta2 this afternoon

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 16:33:44 -0500

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 9:41 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> On 07/19/2011 10:15 AM, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
>> Since there seems to be consensus regarding not releasing 1.7.0-beta1,
>> I'll clean out STATUS and go roll beta2 this afternoon with the hopes
>> of releasing it by the end of the week.
>>
>> I'm half-tempted to call it rc1 and start the soak.  Thoughts?
>
> I don't follow the arguments for not releasing beta1, but I'm late to the
> party and accept the consequences thereof.  Still, you can't call it an RC
> if it's not release-ready.
>
> I know that there are some changes that we allow between an RC and final
> release without restarting the soak (updating CHANGES, for example).  But
> there are still several yellow in-progress items in roadmap.html.  Most of
> them I could probably assign a committer's name to as the person who seemed
> to be carrying the banner for that task.  Is anyone able/willing to review
> and update the status of those items so we can enter RC1 with a sense of
> release-readiness?   What about ra_serf's "default-ness" -- is it in the
> appropriate state based on that library's readiness at this moment?

After some discussion on IRC, Greg and others suggested I post
tarballs on Thursday afternoon, to allow folks time to kick off their
tests over the weekend and an early-week release next week. I'm
inclined to go with that plan, barring any objections.

And I citing Mike's concerns about about RC-ness, I'm inclined to make
this one beta2.

-Hyrum
Received on 2011-07-19 23:34:19 CEST

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