KDE Feel Good Release Planning

Tom Albers toma at kde.org
Wed Jan 6 18:58:37 CET 2010

Op Wednesday 06 January 2010 18:51 schreef u:
> Tacky title notwithstanding, Dirk will tag -rc1 later tonight. We want this to
> be a 
> Feel Good release, and settled with the following (for now, you might want to
> object, 
> in that case: do it now):
> - Tagging of rc1 tonight, in the coming hours
> - RC1 gets out as soon as it "Feels Good", i.e. builds and is not an obvious
> lemon
> - Branching 4.4/ and re-opening trunk happens when tagging RC2 (19th Jan) (*)
> The rest, we want to keep as is laid out in the schedule.
> After branching , we would like to stress that your main work branch is 4.4
> then, so 
> we can iron out a bunch of more kinks and make people even happier about 4.4.1 
> (remember, that's what they'll all be using for half a year or more).
> As to the later branching, it's a balance between "we want people to actually
> run and 
> polish the release" and "we don't want to hold back to many people by too
> strict 
> commit rules in the freeze". 
> If everybody's OK with this, I'll change techbase.
> http://techbase.kde.org/Schedules/KDE4/4.4_Release_Schedule
> Cheers,

The schedule says RC1 is branch point, I really don't see any urgent reason in this mail to deviate from that. If we want to we can change it for the 4.5 schedule of course...

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