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Re: release manager hat

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2012 21:19:31 +0100

On Fri, Mar 09, 2012 at 08:10:27PM +0200, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Stefan Sperling wrote on Fri, Mar 09, 2012 at 10:21:33 +0100:
> > Any volunteers?
> I'll consider throwing my hat in the ring, when the need for 1.7.5 comes
> around.

Nice, thanks :)

> Who's going to fulfill the "running" responsibilities of the RM?
> Updating CHANGES as backports get merged, calling "let's roll 1.7.(++x)
> next week", etc?

Whoever declares himself RM for the current round, I guess.

Someone (or something) needs to bootstrap the process by suggesting that
a new release should be made soon. We could share the responsibility of
reminding each other about it. Or we could have a bot that does this for us.

E.g. we could define a schedule that says "a new patch release should
be issued at least every N weeks" at which point we'll get an automated
reminder sent to dev@ from some cronjob. Anyone would then be eligible to
grab the RM hat by replying to this notice.
Received on 2012-03-09 21:20:31 CET

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