[Gluster-Maintainers] [Gluster-devel] Release Management Process change - proposal

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Fri Jun 3 14:36:59 UTC 2016

On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 10:16 AM, Niels de Vos <ndevos at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 02, 2016 at 10:55:58PM -0400, Vijay Bellur wrote:
>> On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 9:37 PM, Vijay Bellur <vbellur at redhat.com> wrote:
>> > Since we do not have any objections to this proposal, let us do the
>> > following for 3.7.12:
>> >
>> > 1. Treat June 1st as the cut-off for patch acceptance in release-3.7.
>> > 2. I will tag 3.7.12rc1 on June 2nd.
>> Gentle reminder - I will be tagging 3.7.12rc1 in about 12 hours from
>> now. Please merge patches needed for 3.7.12 by then. Post that,
>> patches would be pushed out to 3.7.13.
> I thought we didnt do the rc releases for the stable versions anymore?
> What is the reason for this change?

This is for the convenience of maintainers to submit their feedback on
the release content. A tag is more convenient than a commit ID to
provide feedback and log bugs if necessary. Hence the change.


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