[pytest-dev] Make a 2.9.0-rc.1 release?

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Sun Feb 21 02:10:57 EST 2016

Hi Bruno,

On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 22:44 +0000, Bruno Oliveira wrote:
> Hi,
> I was thinking of making a 2.9.0-rc.1 release (published on my devpi.net
> account) and send an email to the relevant mailing lists asking people to
> give it a go on their test suites. The objective is to detect any major
> breakages, and if nothing major is found, release 2.9.0 by the end of the
> week.
> What do you guys think? If nobody opposes the idea, I will prepare a
> 2.9.0-rc.1 release tomorrow or Monday the latest and send the e-mails.

My experiences with beta/rc releases so far was that very few people go for
it.  Doing a 2.9.0 and being prepared to fix regressions quickly might be
a path involving less efforts with a good result. YMMV.


> Cheers,
> Bruno.

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