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Re: [RELEASES] Relaxing the release signature requirements

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:33:11 +0200

On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 10:42 PM, Evgeny Kotkov
<evgeny.kotkov_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:
> 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.

+1. Let's lower the bar to 2+2 (with RM allowed to vote) like in
Daniel's proposal. We can always lower it further like Mark suggested,
if 2+2 still proves to be problematic or too close for comfort.

Received on 2017-08-17 16:33:41 CEST

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