Upcoming freezes KDE 4.7
winter at kde.org
Tue May 10 23:17:04 CEST 2011
I'm not so sure that this is a new feature -- more like an improvement to an existing feature.
BTW: exception requests should be sent to the Release Team (who I've CC'd)
Speaking as a Release Team member, I have no problem with your exception request.
More problematic would be the need for new translatable strings past the string freeze.
So you may also need to coordinate with the translators.
On Tuesday, May 10, 2011 01:49:01 pm Dawit A wrote:
> The KDE 4.7 Hard Freeze date is still a couple of days away, but I am
> going to ask for an exception. I have pending UI changes for the proxy
> configuration dialog that will not make that date and it cannot be
> pushed until 4.8. This item is already on the features list, but I get
> held up fixing rather critical bugs and was not able to get around to
> completing it. It is critical that these changes be in the 4.7 ; so I
> am asking for an exception. They should be in place for the Beta 2
> On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 4:56 PM, Tom Albers <toma at kde.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Just to let you all know that some freezes are coming up next week in preparation of the first 4.7 beta release. Some items of importance:
> > ------
> > Thursday, May 12, 2011: KDE 4.7 Dependency Freeze
> > From this moment on it is not allowed to add new dependencies or bump dependencies versions. It is possible to get an exception for this. Post the patch to reviewboard and add the release-team as reviewer. We will check if the dependency is needed and is available on all platforms.
> > In other words: If you have a feature that requires a new dependency or a version of a dependency that is higher than currently checked for in the build system, you need to have committed this change before this date.
> > Thursday, May 12, 2011: KDE 4.7 Hard Feature Freeze
> > Trunk is frozen for all feature commits, even those listed in the planned feature document. Only bug fixes are allowed.
> > Thursday, May 19, 2011: KDE 4.7 Beta 1 Tagging
> > Trunk is frozen for beta release tagging. Only urgent fixes, such as those fixing compilation errors, should be committed. The usual beta rules apply as soon as the Beta tarballs have been generated.
> > Wednesday, May 25, 2011: KDE 4.7 Beta 1 Release
> > The beta becomes available for general consumption.
> > ------
> > The rest of the schedule is available at:
> > http://techbase.kde.org/Schedules/KDE4/4.7_Release_Schedule
> > Or add a reference to the always up-to-date ics file to your calendar-app:
> > http://www.kde.org/releaseschedule.ics
> > Best,
> > --
> > Tom Albers
> > KDE Sysadmin
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