[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.
+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)
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