[Release Planning 4.0] Samba 4.0.0rc2 on October 2

Karolin Seeger kseeger at samba.org
Tue Sep 18 01:03:09 MDT 2012

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 05:17:28AM -0700, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-09-14 at 11:44 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> > Hi Matthieu,
> > 
> > > On 09/13/2012 11:46 PM, Karolin Seeger wrote:
> > >> Hey folks,
> > >>
> > >> if there are no objections, I would like to schedule Samba 4.0.0rc2 for
> > >> October.
> > > A part of the AD guys will just have returned from the AD event in
> > > Redmond as a rule of thumb we get a lot of patches there but not in a
> > > decent version I think this time will be the same.
> > > Can we plan on the next tuesday (9th of October) just to give people the
> > > time to clean what has to be cleaned for rc2?
> > 
> > I think we can have rc3 with such changes 2 weeks after rc2,
> > I think we should release often and I don't think patches from the AD event
> > are ready 1 week after the event, I think most of us need to recover
> > from the events first.
> I dislike assigning work for others, but I found the two-week tempo
> worked really, really well in the betas, and so if Karolin is OK with a
> two or three week cycle, I would prefer to keep to that faster rather
> that slower.  

A two-week cycle would work for me.
> Certainly the 9th won't offer any advantages over the 2nd for me in
> terms of patch preparedness from the AD event, but may give our users
> the chance to test the file server changes we make at/post SDC.  

Ok, if there are no objections, we switch back to October 2nd 2012.
There will certainly be a rc3, so the polished AD patches can go in there.


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