Blockers in Bugfix-Releases (Re: [Release Planning 3.6] Samba 3.6.6 on May 31 (was May 24)?)
bubulle at debian.org
Fri Jun 22 11:56:40 MDT 2012
Quoting Karolin Seeger (kseeger at samba.org):
> > > b) that is what bugzilla is for.
> > > I have no idea how long the release notes will be if I have to add each
> > > existing bug. But if all of you agree, I will have to.
> > At least, having the list of bugs fixed by a given release in the
> > release notes would be helpful.
> I don't get what is missing right now.
> As I have already pointed out at this year's SambaXP, the release notes
> contain all older release note of the branch. So you can track down which
> bug was fixed in which release. Please clarify what should be added.
My understanding was that this part of the discussion was about
listing *all* bugs fixed in a said release (since the former one) or
only some of them.
What I find helpful is having such a list of all Bugzilla bugs fixed
by X.Y.Z release sicne X.Y.Z-1. Only bug numbers is enough,
indeed. And details could be given for those that are "important"
enough (which is the biggest part of the work, I guess as one needs to
cook up a summary for each).
If release notes *already* do that, then fine and I don't need
And, yes, cumulative release notes are also very helpful
(particularly, indeed, if they list all fixed bugs, including minor
Shortly said, I haven't checked if listing all fixed bugs between two
releases is what you're doing right now, Karolin (I know you're doing
cumulative RN) or if you "only" list those you find noticeable enough,
that was the point.
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