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Re: glibc 2.24 --- Release on August 1st (hard deadline).
- From: Carlos O'Donell <carlos at redhat dot com>
- To: Adam Conrad <adconrad at 0c3 dot net>
- Cc: GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, Adhemerval Zanella <adhemerval dot zanella at linaro dot org>, Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo dot org>, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux dot org>, "Dmitry V. Levin" <ldv at altlinux dot org>, Aurelien Jarno <aurelien at aurel32 dot net>, Khem Raj <raj dot khem at gmail dot com>, Andreas Schwab <schwab at suse dot de>
- Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:24:42 -0400
- Subject: Re: glibc 2.24 --- Release on August 1st (hard deadline).
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On 03/31/2016 04:13 PM, Adam Conrad wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 09:26:15AM -0400, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>> This request is not out of line with the expected schedule. The
>> glibc schedule is nominally February 1st / August 1st (after
>> having shifted it to avoid the holiday season, starting with 2.19
>> in 2014).
>> Is everyone OK with an August 1st 2016 release date?
> Personally, I'd like to see us stick better to a solid release
> schedule like the above, as it would also help me slot things into
> the Ubuntu release timelines, so no complaints here. As you point
> out, it'll make this cycle slightly shorter than 6mo, but if we
> keep a time-based schedule going forward, it should work well.
> ... Adam
Exactly. I think we all agree to the goal. This time I'm saying
we need to hit the goal and I'm here to help Adhemerval, the 2.24
RM, hit the goal.