Technical Release Manager for Samba
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue May 5 12:41:10 MDT 2015
On Tue, May 05, 2015 at 08:13:18PM +0200, Michael Adam wrote:
> On 2015-05-05 at 16:41 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> > > In thinking about 4 month release cycles, I've been concerned that our
> > > current 'nobody is in charge'/consensus mode of operation may make practical
> > > operation difficult.
> > As written before I think 4 month cycles are too short for us.
> > 6 would be ok for me.
> Is this a gut feeling or is there reasoning behind this?
> For me, this really depends on how much we would be able to
> slim down the release and maintenance work:
> I do certainly see the appeal for having very short release
> cycles. By having releases very frequently (<= 4 months), each
> single one becomes much less important, and more easy to do.
We need to revisit our support statement then. With 4 months, a single
release is only supported for a year. This might be pretty short for some.
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