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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.5 Development Update (GA slip by a week)

Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk writes ("Re: Xen 4.5 Development Update (GA slip by a 
> On Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 02:40:31PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > There are two remaining dates left unspecified in your mail:
> > 
> >  * When do we branch for 4.5 ?  I think we should do this right away
> >    so that we can set up osstest to have a working push gate for 4.5
> >    by the time of the release.
> I concur. Would you be OK doing that?


> >    This will work best with coordination with all committers to avoid
> >    stuff appearing on staging after staging-4.5 is created.
> Um, not following you. I think we want people to put patches in staging,
> just not 4.5 material?

Yes.  What I mean is that there is a point starting RIGHT NOW
when committers should be pushing NOTHING TO STAGING.

Because I am about to branch staging, and any committer who pushes now
doen't know whether the commits they push are going to end up in 4.5
or not.

> >  * What is the last commit deadline for 4.5 ?
> > 
> >    We need time to wait for a test push, discover a possible problem,
> >    and perhaps revert.  A week would be best, but maybe a bit less
> How long do those 'test push' take?

With a following wind <24h, but that involves some luck.  I would
allow at least 48h and probably more for possible infrastructure


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