Release Schedule 4.4

Pierre Schmitz pierre at
Thu Aug 27 10:55:22 CEST 2009

Am Donnerstag 27 August 2009 10:12:22 schrieb Tom Albers:
> No, the normal packaging to release cycle is ~5 days. Only if we apply that
> normal cycle to rc's the rc's would not get any useful testing, as their
> interval is set to two weeks. So the RC's follow a package-and-release
> cycle, with minimal testing.
> I do think that we need to stress to people to only fix showstoppers from
> rc1 stage. In the last cycle we saw that people were insanely backporting
> their fixes between rc1 and rc2, which made rc2 rather bad, causing us to
> insert the rc3. We can try to prevent that this time.

Thanks, I think I got it now. If there are only minimal changes between RCs 
this should be fine.


Pierre Schmitz,

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