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Re: [RELEASES] Relaxing the release signature requirements

From: Evgeny Kotkov <evgeny.kotkov_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:42:52 +0300

Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> writes:

> 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.

Dropping my 2 cents, I think that lowering the requirement to 2+2 votes
(where the RM may also cast a vote, if needed) would be good and enough
to prevent unwanted stalls during the release process.

Based on some of the previous releases (for example, 1.9.7, 1.8.19 or
1.8.17), I think that usually we're just one vote short for one of the
platforms. Lowering the bar to 2+2 and allowing the RM to vote should
probably be enough to cover such situations while still maintaining a
decent test coverage and guarding against various mistakes in the
process.

Thanks,
Evgeny Kotkov
Received on 2017-08-16 22:43:17 CEST

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