Need longer freeze time before tagging

Tom Albers toma at
Sat Jun 4 12:17:49 CEST 2011

----- Original Message -----
> Stephen Kelly wrote:
> >>
> >> How much time are you suggesting?
> > 
> > What would you think of two weeks? Or three?
> > 
> Revising this idea again, can we make hard dependency freeze happen
> at the
> same time as soft feature freeze? Currently it happens at the same
> time as
> hard feature freeze.
> The rationale is that you should only list features you want to rely
> on in a
> dependency if the dependency is already released.
> Additionally, that happens a month before tagging, which is more
> realistic
> for dealing with breakage given summer and skiing holidays around our
> typical release seasons.
> How about that?

Lets first try with 2 weeks before beta1. It should give enough time to revert, block, solve issues. If it's not enough we can move it up earlier. Let's not take to big of a step.
Tom Albers
KDE Sysadmin

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