[haiku-development] Re: Proposal from Begeistert: Getting Ready for the First Beta

  • From: Alexander von Gluck IV <kallisti5@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013 13:28:32 -0500

On Sun, 15 Sep 2013 12:37:53 -0400
Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 9/15/13, Niels Sascha Reedijk <niels.reedijk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Considering the fact that Package Management is one of the corner stones of
> > our R1 Roadmap, and the fact that package management will be merged in the
> > coming week, we propose the following:
> >
> > * We will aim for a release of the first beta of Haiku in the next 2-3
> > months.
> > * The release will be made from a branch. The branch point will be 6 weeks
> > from now.
> What about the current R1/beta1 blocker, critical, and high priority tickets?
> http://dev.haiku-os.org/query?priority=%5Eblocker&priority=%5Ecritical&priority=%5Ehigh&status=!closed
> IMO, those tickets should be addressed (in one way or another), prior
> to committing to another release (be it alpha5 or beta1).
> There's probably a few other tickets that should be resolved as well
> (e.g., ones that would impact the usefulness/stability of an official
> release).


#8345 is still a pretty big issue. Maybe Begeistert would be a good place to
address a few of these issues that are targetted to beta1 / alpha5?

I'd personally like to see one final Alpha though as the PM stuff is going
to be pretty fresh and will likely need a *lot* of testing / tweaking.

 -- Alex

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