[GRASS-PSC] [GRASS-dev] RFC 4: Release procedure

Anna Petrášová kratochanna at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 14:25:44 PDT 2015

On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 4:29 PM, Martin Landa <landa.martin at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> 2015-10-20 9:36 GMT+02:00 Moritz Lennert <mlennert at club.worldonline.be>:
> > The idea of the RC2 was to provoke some more last-minute testing as some
> > fixes might have been introduced after RC1 and I'm not sure how many
> people
> > test the release branch between RC's. This way we make it more prominent
> and
> > can send out a call to everyone to please test RC2. This does not mean
> that
> > RC2 cannot be identical to final. It's just a last chance to spot any
> > serious issues.
> >
> > So, I would plead for leaving it in. 5 days more or less is not that
> much,
> > or ?
> I understand the point, on the other hand it's extra work for release
> manager and packager which would sometimes make sense to avoid and be
> so not strict in the way that RC2 step could be optional (or skipped
> if no objection from community). On the other hand we can add more
> steps (RC3, RC4, ...) if it will be necessary in the case of extra
> complicated release.
> Any comments, ideas? Thanks, Martin

I agree with Martin, I guess it's quite a bit of work involved in it and it
seems we now started to release more often than in previous years, which is
a good trend. So I would rather release more often with less RCs.


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