pre-releases of rc1

Than Ngo than at
Mon Jul 6 11:46:56 CEST 2009

Am Samstag 04 Juli 2009 18:38:56 schrieb Dirk Mueller:
> On Wednesday 01 July 2009, Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> > we could consider shortening the period between tagging and release
> > (which currently effectively is 8 days). Maybe make it 4? That would mean
> > we tag on Friday, and release on Tuesday, with possible slippage into
> > wednesday. Especially for -rc or -beta releases, that would mean
> > "fresher" bugreports.
> >
> > I might be missing a good reason to keep that period longer, in that
> > case, speak up.
> I agree that the 8 days delay is usually too long these days, and I also
> would like to shorten it.
> However, I'm unsure if we should let the packagers work over the weekend.
> it could also be within a week. Personally I don't care either way, but
> there are two possible solutions:
> b) provide tarballs Monday morning and release on Thursday evening.

i prefer option b


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