[Release Planning 4.0] Samba 4.0.0rc4 scheduled for Tuesday, October 30

Karolin Seeger ks at sernet.de
Thu Oct 18 00:57:31 MDT 2012

Hello Matthieu,

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:24:15PM -0700, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> Hello Karolin,
> On 10/17/2012 12:31 AM, Karolin Seeger wrote:
> >Hey folks,
> >
> >Samba 4.0.0rc3 has been released yesterday and I would like to schedule
> >rc4 for Tuesday, October 30. Are there any objections?
> I don't have any objections if rc4 is not the last one.

It won't be the last one, I am afraid, but we do need to get into the
right direction. I am trying to avoid people thinking of rc77.

> >Many patches went into rc3. Let's see how things are with this release.
> >I would really like to ship the final release after rc4, otherwise the
> >term release candidate would get a bit implausible ;-).
> Hey a normal release cycle on linux kernel is 7 or eight so we have room 
> still.
> Also according to https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8622 there 
> is still 27 blocking bugs and also we need the white paper.

That's indeed what makes me sleepless. Maybe we can go over the list of
blockers and revalue them. We do really need to get out the final release.


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