[Gluster-users] 3.8 Plan changes - proposal
vbellur at redhat.com
Wed Jan 20 04:27:53 UTC 2016
On 01/19/2016 10:36 PM, Bishoy Mikhael wrote:
> So what about IPv6?!
We are still tracking this for 3.8. The patch which provides this
support does look good and after some more reviews I expect it to land
in time for 3.8.
> On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, Vijay Bellur <vbellur at redhat.com
> <mailto:vbellur at redhat.com>> wrote:
> On 01/11/2016 04:22 PM, Vijay Bellur wrote:
> Hi All,
> We discussed the following proposal for 3.8 in the maintainers
> list and there was general consensus about the changes being a
> step in
> the right direction. Would like to hear your thoughts about the
> Changes to 3.8 Plan:
> 1. Include 4.0 features such as NSR, dht2, glusterd2.0 & eventing as
> experimental features in 3.8. 4.0 features are shaping up reasonably
> well and it would be nice to have them packaged in 3.8 so that
> we can
> get more meaningful feedback early on. As 4.0 features mature,
> we can
> push them out through subsequent 3.8.x releases to derive iterative
> 2. Ensure that most of our components have tests in distaf by 3.8. I
> would like us to have more deterministic pre-release testing for
> 3.8 and
> having tests in distaf should help us in accomplishing that goal.
> 3. Add "forward compatibility" section to all feature pages
> proposed for
> 3.8 so that we carefully review the impact of a feature on all
> Gluster.next features.
> 4. Have Niels de Vos as the maintainer for 3.8 with immediate
> This is a change from the past where we have had release maintainers
> after a .0 release is in place. I think Niels' diligence as a
> manager will help us in having a more polished .0 release.
> 5. Move out 3.8 by 2-3 months (end of May or early June 2016) to
> accomplish these changes.
> Appreciate your feedback about this proposal!
> Since we have not come across any objections to this proposal, let
> us go ahead and turn this into our plan of action.
> Look forward to an exciting first release of Gluster.next!
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