When is an RC not an RC?
abartlet at samba.org
Thu Oct 4 02:53:02 MDT 2012
On Thu, 2012-10-04 at 10:33 +0200, Michael Wood wrote:
> On 4 October 2012 09:30, steve <steve at steve-ss.com> wrote:
> > On 04/10/12 07:24, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> >> On Thu, 2012-10-04 at 06:59 +0200, Michael Wood wrote:
> >>> On 4 October 2012 01:58, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> >>>> On Wed, 2012-10-03 at 08:41 +0200, Michael Wood wrote:
> >> Finally, don't feel bad about asking how our release process works - it
> >> is far better to talk about this, as it helps everyone understand it.
> > Hi
> > I took RC to mean that it was at a stage where users could test it and
> > perhaps report their problems. On the samba list perhaps. Is that it?
> I think that's about right.
> The Samba4 HOWTO still says to report successes/failures on the
> samba-technical list, although it also says that Samba 4 is still
We still love hearing about success and failure of the AD code. It
helps us know how it is being used, and how we need to improve it.
> By the way, you might want to build the rc tarballs instead of from
> GIT, unless you want to test the latest code that will be in the next
> rc (or final release).
> If you want to build from GIT still, you should probably switch to the
> branch that the rc's are released from instead of master which might
> have patches that will only make it into 4.1.
> I think that's v4-0-test.
> e.g. this should switch you to that branch:
> git checkout -b v4-0-test origin/v4-0-test
Indeed. Currently the biggest difference between the two is a lag as
the patches get review, but once we start on features again that will
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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