[Mesa-dev] [RFC] Mesa 7.9 release criteria

Brian Paul brianp at vmware.com
Fri Sep 3 14:28:14 PDT 2010

On 09/03/2010 12:45 PM, Ian Romanick wrote:
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> Ian Romanick wrote:
>> So... what are our collective criteria for a 7.9 release to happen?
> Paraphrasing the discussion a bit, it sounds like the only thing in the
> way of a release is fixing a bunch of bugs.  It sounds like there are a
> couple that are real blockers.  Is that a fair assessment?
> If that's the case, I propose the following:
>   - Create a 7.9 tracker bug that is blocked by all the blockers.
>   - Next week create a 7.9 release branch.  We'll treat it just like the
> 7.8 branch, but the "settling" period for fixes should be much shorter
> (perhaps even instantaneous).
> I think both parts are necessary.  The blocker lets us know when we're
> done, by consensus.  The branch allows new development to continue
> unhindered without jeopardizing the release.  I know there is some
> active work that's not GLSL related. :)
> Sound like a fair plan?

Sounds OK to me.  I'm still trying to fix some bugs too and need to do 
more testing with our stuff here.


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