[libvirt] Upcoming 0.6.2 release

Sir Woody Hackswell hackswell at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 14:52:44 UTC 2009

On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 7:05 AM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange at redhat.com>wrote:

> Our release schedule has become a little too variable in timeframe and
> quality in recent times. We've tended to get into a situation where we've
> had some very large new features going in very late before release with
> little time for actually testing them between commit & release. It is
> unrealistic to expect pre-commit reviews to catch all problems, so I
> think it might be worth us setting out a very slightly more formal rule
> for commit/release schedule.
> I'd like to suggest:
>  - Monthly releases aiming for 1st of the month (plus/minus 3 days to
>   take into account weekends/holidays)
>  - Any non-trivial new feature for release must be reviewed, approved
>   and committed at least 1 week before the release.  eg by 24th of
>   each month
> This will give people using libvirt CVS some time to sanity check new
> features aren't causing serious regressions / crashes before we release.

> Daniel

+1 on release schedule.

This still gives the project speed and flexibility, while reducing the risks
of new features or big changes breaking the release.

Just my $0.03.  (US Inflation, y'know)

-Richard Balint
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