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Re: 1.8.0 release timing

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Fri, 31 May 2013 07:36:11 -0400

On 05/30/2013 06:20 PM, Ben Reser wrote:
> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 2:53 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> To actually release on that date you would still need to follow Mike's proposed schedule. It would just allow more time for the final signing. But it would still have to happen during the hackathon.
>
> Correct that was my intention, to increase the time frame a few days
> beyond the hackathon and push the release to a Tuesday. Also keep in
> mind to have a Tuesday release we would need signatures in hand on
> Monday due to the 24 hour staging of the tarballs. This necessarily
> means that people who don't want to test at the hackathon will have to
> test on the weekend following it. If that's till a problem for them
> we could push the official release out to the 25th. But quite
> honestly, I want to see 1.8.0 in the hands of users (baring any show
> stoppers) sooner rather than later.

+1

Besides, what is there /really/ to test? The final tarball *should* be an
exact replica of the rc3 tarball modulo innocuous non-code changes and the
obvious tweaks to svn_version.h, right? If rc3 builds and runs, I should
think that confirming that the final tarball builds and doesn't crash on
'svn --version --verbose' should be sufficient validation for most of us who
know the code.

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2013-05-31 13:36:53 CEST

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