Samba 4.0 beta2 in two weeks time, roadmap to release?
obnox at samba.org
Wed Jun 6 05:46:39 MDT 2012
Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> > To start discussion:
> > Beta 2 19 June
> > Beta 3 3 July
> > Beta 4 17 July (possible RC1 if we are confident)
> > RC1 31 July
> > [...]
> > What do folks think?
> I think doing beta releases every 2-3 weeks is good,
> but I'm not sure I like that we start with rc1 in July.
> I guess there are a lot of developers on vacation during July and August.
That aspect has to be taken into account, indeed...
> I hoped that we start with rc1 in September (maybe during SDC).
> Then we would have enough time to finish some important SMB 2/3 features,
> re-authentication, multi-credit and (simple) durable handle support.
Yes, we should provide a list of features that we want/need to
have in the final. These features should have landed in master
to a certain level of completeness at the point in time we do
the RC1. If we agree on such a list and have not reached a good
stage end of July, we would consider doing more betas. That was
I tried to start such a list of things to do in my earlier mail
in this thread. The SMB2 / SMB3 work was definitely part of that
and I would be willing to argue for doing more betas if we have
a realistic change of getting more of these incredibly important
file server features into 4.0. (I think it is realistic.)
Cheers - Michael
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