[Gluster-Maintainers] glusterfs-3.8 patch reviews are not happening

Niels de Vos ndevos at redhat.com
Sun Dec 11 16:30:47 UTC 2016

On Sun, Dec 11, 2016 at 09:14:03AM +0100, Niels de Vos wrote:
> It seems that reviews (and corrections) of patches for the 3.8 stable
> branch are not happening quickly enough. All maintainers should be aware
> of the release schedule for all minor updates (3.8 is around the 10th
> each month), and review changes a few days before that date. I'll be
> doing some minimal checks for releasing 3.8.7 later today, so no further
> merging of patches should be done until the announcement is out.
> At the moment, there are many patches that are still waiting for reviews
> from the component maintainers. One even dates back to June....
>   http://review.gluster.org/#/q/project:glusterfs+branch:release-3.8+status:open+AND+NOT+label:Code-Review=%252B1
> Please have a look at these patches, so that they can get included in
> the release in January.

Patches that really wanted to be included in 3.8.8 should have the alias
"glusterfs-3.8.8" in the blocks field of their bug. This automatically
adds the reverse dependency in the tracker bug:


Lets use the new years release for cleanup of stale patches and bugs :)

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