Sebastian Kügler sebas at kde.org
Tue Jun 30 21:09:32 CEST 2009

On Tuesday 30 June 2009 13:43:18 Dirk Mueller wrote:
> On Monday 29 June 2009, Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> > Distros just shouldn't directly release the stuff to their users before
> > we say "yes, this is the actual release". We could ask the packagers to
> > be a bit more careful.
> We used to have the rule that the packages are not supposed to be published
> before we announce them, but the enforcement of that got lost meanwhile.
> > We could do a second RC, but I don't see a huge amount of value in it
> > *right now*. Tagging won't happen before the end of Akademy, add a couple
> > of days until it's out (see the dance above), so the release is really,
> > really close to the 4.3.0 release (which is of course also tagged one
> > week before).
> I'm fine with doing another RC. we can either do one tomorrow and delay a
> week like usual or we do it next week and release earlier. I think most
> packagers should have their scripts ready to do a new RC build of packages
> within 2-3 days at most.
> My preference is currently to do one early next week and release early.

Uh, that means announcement during Akademy. I could prep everything in 
advance, of course.

Any other opinions?

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