[Gluster-devel] Release 5.7 or 5.8

Niels de Vos ndevos at redhat.com
Fri Jul 12 15:43:03 UTC 2019

On Thu, Jul 11, 2019 at 01:02:48PM +0530, Hari Gowtham wrote:
> Hi,
> We came across an build issue with release 5.7. It was related the
> python version.
> A fix for it ha been posted [ https://review.gluster.org/#/c/glusterfs/+/23028 ]
> Once we take this fix in we need to go ahead with tagging and release it.
> Though we have tagged 5.7, we weren't able to package 5.7 because of this issue.
> Now the question is, to create 5.7.1 or go with 5.8 as recreating a
> tag isn't an option.
> My take is to create 5.8 and mark 5.7 obsolete. And the reasons are as below:
> *) We have moved on to using 5.x.  Going back to 5.x.y will be confusing.
> *) 5.8 is also due as we got delayed a lot in this issue.
> If we have any other opinion, please let us know so we can decide and
> go ahead with the best option.

I would go with 5.7.1. However if 5.8 would be tagged around the same
time, then only do 5.8.


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