[Gluster-Maintainers] Maintainers acks needed for 3.7.12

Raghavendra Gowdappa rgowdapp at redhat.com
Fri Jun 17 03:25:42 UTC 2016

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vijay Bellur" <vbellur at redhat.com>
> To: "Kaushal M" <kshlmster at gmail.com>
> Cc: "GlusterFS Maintainers" <maintainers at gluster.org>, "Pranith Kumar Karampuri" <pkarampu at redhat.com>, "vshankar"
> <vshankar at redhat.com>, "Raghavendra Bhat" <rabhat at redhat.com>, "Dan Lambright" <dlambrig at redhat.com>, "Raghavendra
> Gowdappa" <rgowdapp at redhat.com>, "Shyam" <srangana at redhat.com>, "Xavier Hernandez" <xhernandez at datalab.es>, "Niels
> de Vos" <ndevos at redhat.com>, "Aravinda Vishwanathapura Krishna Murthy" <avishwan at redhat.com>, "Rajesh Joseph"
> <rjoseph at redhat.com>
> Sent: Friday, June 17, 2016 8:09:49 AM
> Subject: Re: Maintainers acks needed for 3.7.12
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 10:07 AM, Kaushal M <kshlmster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > If anyone doesn't know about it yet, the release process for a release
> > has changed. Refer to the mail thread [1] for more information.
> >
> > tl;dr, component maintainers need to now provide an acknowledgement
> > that their component is ready to the release manager, for the manager
> > to make the release. The maintainers are expected to test their
> > components and make sure that it is not obviously broken. In the
> > future, we expect to make this testing automated, which will require
> > maintainers to provide these tests (using DiSTAF).
> >
> > Vijay, who's managing 3.7.12, sent out a call for acks [2], which
> > hasn't recieved any acks apart from the Atin for GlusterD. It is
> > possible that most of you missed this as it was part of another
> > thread.
> >
> > I'm starting this thread as the official call for acks, so that it is
> > more visible to all developers. I cc'd component maintainers (from
> > MAINTAINERS) to make sure no one misses this.
> >
> > Use the tag v3.7.12rc1 to verify your components and provide your acks
> > by replying to this thread.
> >
> Thank you Kaushal for sending out this mail.
> All - can we have your acks in place by early next week so that we can
> aim for a mid week release of 3.7.12?



On a slightly different note, what are the sanity tests you are running? I need inputs so that I can plan similar tests for the components I am maintaining.

What I've heard from others till now is:
1. upstream regression test suites
2. dbench, iozone


> Thanks!
> Vijay

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