4.9 SC RC1 tarballs are up

Tom Albers toma at kde.org
Wed Jun 27 07:47:21 UTC 2012

----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----
> Anyone knoss why we decided to have only one day of turnaround for
> RC's
> between tagging and announcing?

Yes. The idea is that the RC's should be ok to release. We have had all the beta's and all freezes are in place. This should make sure the tarballs are in a releasable state at any time.

So, it's not so much about the functionality of the software (though grave bugs are always important of course), but more the technical aspect of packaging the tarballs that is tested, make sure that it compiles on all targets with all of the current versions of all the dependencies.

btw, it's not that it has to be one day, the idea is more that it is released as soon as the basic checks are done. That can take one day, or 3 days, it is up to the release manager to decide.

Tom Albers
KDE Sysadmin

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