Technical Release Manager for Samba

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Mon May 11 11:40:26 MDT 2015

On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 10:11 AM, Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:
> On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 07:22:35AM +0100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>> The idea with the technical release manager is that the person who has
>> been delegated the task of ensuring the release is ready technically can
>> weigh up the competing priorities (time, regressions, bugs, features),
>> because the team will be looking to them to lead us all to a timely
>> release.
> Samba has many conflicting requirements from the major stakeholders.
> I doubt there is any one person who these stakeholders will agree
> on to rule their priorities 'in' or 'out' of a specific release, so
> I don't think this idea will work.
> I think it's a good topic to discuss at a Samba Team meeting @ XP
> though !

It would be interesting to enumerate the classes of stakeholders and
their relative importance.

Richard Sharpe

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