[haiku-development] Re: Alpha 3 : better late than never

  • From: Stephan Aßmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 29 May 2011 08:01:50 +0200

Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx> schrieb:

>On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 19:08, Adrien Destugues
><pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This release proposal should reduce the amount of work on the
>> side to a minimum. I don't think a release coordinator is needed on
>> side. If someone wants to apply for the role, it's still ok. The main
>> will be coordinating the creation of the release branch and the
>> master" nightly creation. Then, we have to get the version tag
>updated in
>> the branch, and rebuild the optional packages to match it.
>> Timeline :
>>  * Today to 16th of may : review of the bugs listed above, decision
>> what to do with them
>>  * 16 to 22 of may : fixing of the bugs that are not postponed (I
>expect to
>> see only few of them)
>>  * 22th may : creation of alpha branch (unless we do that before and
>> the changesets)
>>  * 1st of June : release!
>> If you have anything to say, please do so. But don't spend too much
>time in
>> discussing...
>Does anyone else think that adding an additional one or two weeks of
>exhaustive testing would be beneficial to the release?
>This would allow
>  * testing of the optional packages,
>  * testing of Ingo's patch for reducing the image size, which should
>allow it to fit in 700MB discs [1]
>  * final touches on documentation & i18n translations.
>  * improving ReleaseNotes [2]
>Also, keep in mind our average length between our releases (about 9
>months between R1A1-->R1A2  and 12 months between R1A2-->R1A3).
>2: https://dev.haiku-os.org/wiki/R1/Alpha3/ReleaseNotes

I would be in favor of more testing.


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