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Re: Time to release Subversion 1.9.0-rc3?

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <stefan.fuhrmann_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2015 12:52:21 +0200

On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 7:49 PM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com> 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?
>
> 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.
>

Realistically, we won't release the 1.9.0-final before early August
due to the signing process. That's almost as long as a full soak
period in the Good Old Days.

-- Stefan^2.
Received on 2015-07-04 12:52:40 CEST

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