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Re: release manager hat

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2012 14:53:30 -0600

On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 2:19 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> 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.

Or even "looks like M things have been merged since the last release".

-Hyrum

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