[K12OSN] Release dates
petre at maltzen.net
Mon Jun 27 13:14:06 UTC 2005
The schedule sounds good. Is this version numbered 4.4.0 to align it with the Fedora
numbering, since it's using FC4? In other words, what happened to verion 4.3.x?
Someone asked this a while back but I missed the answer.
Eric Harrison wrote:
> I have mentioned that I'm shooting for a July 4th release date for
> K12LTSP 4.2.1EL and 4.4.0.
> At this point, I think I *could* make that target, but it would be
> better if we don't. Symbolically the 4th of July makes a nice release
> date, but from a quality assurance perspective it would be better
> to wait until the week after.
> I'm leaving for vacation on Tuesday and won't be back until July 4th.
> I have obligations on July 8th->11th that won't leave me much time
> for working on K12LTSP.
> I'd have to slave all day and night on Monday to finish them up
> and then hope no serious problems were reported while I was gone.
> Then I'd have to do a release & immediately drop back off the Net.
> Doesn't sound like a good idea to me.
> I vote that we do this instead:
> * I don't work like a dog on Monday, leave for a week, do a
> new release, then leave again for three days.
> * The current builds of K12LTSP 4.2.1EL & 4.4.0 are declared "near
> production ready", likely to be safe to use on pre-production
> * As many people as possible test them out, report any and all bugs
> * On July 5th/6th/7th, I'll fix whatever bugs are reported. If at
> all possible, bug fixes will apply cleanly from the apt/yum/up2date
> repositories (i.e. if you install the current beta builds you
> should not be required to reinstall for the final release)
> * If all the bugs are fixed, I'll upload final release candidates
> on July 6th or 7th.
> * If no show stoppers are found, we'll do the final release
> between the 12th & 16th.
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