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Re: Time to release Subversion 1.9.0-rc3?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2015 06:07:47 +0200

On 03.07.2015 19:49, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
> On 3 July 2015 at 15:23, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>> On 03.07.2015 14:05, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
>>> There are several changes merged to 1.9.x branch since 1.9.0-rc2:
> [...]
>>> These commits contain public API changes and the community guide
>>> states that such changes should be considered as potentially
>>> destabilizing.
>>>
>>> So maybe it's time to release RC3 and restart the soak period?
>> I was going to get the tarballs rolled during the week-end, yes.
> That's great!
>
>> I don't think this needs another soak restart, though; just an extension,
>> perhaps 2 weeks since we're close to the end of the current soak? I
>> think we've done a pretty thorough job of testing 1.9.0 by now.
> Am I understand properly that you're talking about two weeks after the
> RC3 will be released?

Of course. :) There's little chance that we'll release RC3 before the
end of the current soak period (that is, Tuesday).

> I'm not sure that two weeks is enough for all Subversion API users to
> update and test their code. But maybe two weeks will be enough for
> this particular case, since the discussed API change does not affect
> core functionality.

That's my thought. The only major API change since RC2 was the
svn_repos_verify_fs3 rewrite.

-- Brane
Received on 2015-07-04 06:08:20 CEST

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