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

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sun Oct 25 11:37:42 PDT 2015

On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 11:25 PM, Anna Petrášová <kratochanna at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 4:29 PM, Martin Landa <landa.martin at gmail.com>
>> 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.

I agree on this since each RC takes hours of work (check, package,
upload, write and email announcements, updated many CMS Web pages,
chase packagers etc etc).


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