Fix a date for beta1 next week? (proposal: June 4) [Re: Preperation for Samba 4.0 beta1!]
obnox at samba.org
Thu May 31 09:35:38 MDT 2012
Some things relevant for the release plans have been done:
* I have pushed the smbclient->smbclient4 and smbclient3->smbclient
rename (and the corresponding for nmblookup) as discussed.
* The internal dns server has been made asynchronuous by Volker.
* Andrew and others have worked on the build system and loadparm.
* Many more things I am probably forgetting to mention here - sorry!
Are there any things blocking a beta1?
==> Should we schedule a beta1 release date now?
I propose (again) Tuesday June 4.
If any other day of the next week is more convenient, let's use
Cheers - Michael
Michael Adam wrote:
> Proposal 1: We could aim for releasing Beta on May 31 (Thursday).
> Proposal 2: If this is inconvenient for some reason, I propose a
> date the week after that (since I'll be busy on Friday June 1),
> say June 4 (Tuesday).
> Of course the date is rough, since we didn't branch yet, so
> there is autobuild to overcome for each push.
> I guess if Andrew's time is shorter starting next week, we will find a
> way for someone to help technically.
> Cheers - Michael
> > That said, despite it being just the first beta (we also changed from TP
> > to alpha for similarly small reasons), and that I thought we had agreed
> > to release is under the same process as alpha releases, clearly folks
> > are uncomfortable with the current state of the tree.
> > I'll cut an alpha as proposed today, and a beta a proposed by Micheal -
> > time and objections permitting, by or soon after the end of the month.
> > (This provides the one week notice requested).
> > Hopefully once we start making beta releases we will realise that they
> > are not magical, just a way of getting more users a chance to see the
> > great software we all so passionately work on.
> > Andrew Bartlett
> > --
> > Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
> > Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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