Re: 2.20 schedule
- From: Frederic Crozat <fcrozat mandriva com>
- To: release-team gnome org
- Subject: Re: 2.20 schedule
- Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2007 09:42:58 +0100
Le jeudi 08 mars 2007 à 02:34 +0100, Andre Klapper a écrit :
> Am Dienstag, den 06.03.2007, 14:58 +0100 schrieb Vincent Untz:
> > Does anyone have some time to prepare a schedule for GNOME 2.19/2.20?
> boy, this time it's really non-trivial. before doing this, i've dreamt
> of having the api/abi freeze one week earlier so everybody has enough
> time to fix build breaks. but reality can bite...
> guadec is very late this year. i think everybody agrees that already
> being under api/abi freeze at guadec would be a huge motivation killer
> that definitely has to be avoided.
> the other constraint is the opensuse 10.3 release which is planned for
> the end of september (the final date is not fixed yet), and they would
> love to include gnome 2.20 if possible.
> so i've pushed back the api/abi freeze date to be after guadec, by
> compressing the schedule at the end. this results in a pretty tight
> schedule, means: perhaps having one release less (sched1), or having an
> earlier 2.18.3 release (sched1&2) to lower the stress of the
> i have three schedule proposals at
> http://live.gnome.org/AndreKlapper/Sched1 (2.20 rel: sep 05)
> http://live.gnome.org/AndreKlapper/Sched2 (2.20 rel: sep 12)
> http://live.gnome.org/AndreKlapper/Sched3 (2.20 rel: sep 19).
> please also see those pages for more info on the changes.
The sooner, the better :)
Anyway, Sep 12 would be nice for us too, if we want to have our 2008.0
distro out for end of september with GNOME 2.20 in it (and we want it :)
Frederic Crozat <fcrozat mandriva com>
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