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Re: [RELEASES] Relaxing the release signature requirements

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:48:13 +0200

On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 04:33:31PM +0000, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Ping? We seem to have consensus on lowering the bar, but not yet consensus on what to. It'd be nice to have finished this by the next release.
>
> (editor hat on)

I agree with Mark.
Let's require a lower count of +1 votes (3 in total, including RM), drop
any OS-specific testing requirements, and we're done.

The real problem we have is that we're barely able to reach our self-imposed
signature counts. We haven't yet had a problem where any particular platform
was underrepresented during release testing. So I agree that we don't need to
formalize platform-specific tests and can rely on the RM's judgement for this.

I expect that, in practice, we'll be doing releases with one RM signature,
at least one unix-like signature, and at least one windows signature.
Received on 2017-08-15 18:50:05 CEST

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