Release 0.26: branching

Joseph Myers
Tue Nov 17 15:34:00 GMT 2015

On Tue, 17 Nov 2015, Richard Earnshaw wrote:

> My suggestion would be to run a lighter weight version of the GCC
> development process (which I think works very well overall) with perhaps
> a 5-month development window followed by a one month stabilization
> window.  At the end of that month the release branch is cut and a
> release made from it once the code is suitably validated.  Backporting

This sounds like the glibc release process (except that glibc releases are 
made from master and the branch then made with the release point as the 
branch point).

Joseph S. Myers

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