[Python-Dev] 3.1.3 and 2.7.1 release schedule

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Sat Oct 23 20:56:09 CEST 2010

I will also do any future 2.6 release from svn. It does mean that patches for those release need to make it into svn. I propose that only the RM have commit to the svn branches after the switch. 

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On Oct 23, 2010, at 2:03 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:

> Am 22.10.2010 16:09, schrieb Benjamin Peterson:
>> 2010/10/22 Dirkjan Ochtman <dirkjan at ochtman.nl>:
>>> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 00:57, Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> wrote:
>>>> In the interest of getting 3.1.3 and 2.7.1 out by next year, here's a
>>>> tentative release schedule:
>>>> November 13th - RC1
>>>> November 27th - RC2
>>>> December 11th - Final
>>> The last one might clash with the hg migration a bit, do we need to
>>> worry about that? Or did you purposely pick the day before the planned
>>> hg migration?
>> I'm not too worried. Commits should be at a minimum, and changesets
>> can be tagged post-transition if needed.
> I'm worried about build identification. Either the switchover happens
> before RC1, or after Final. I expect significant breakage from the
> Mercurial switchover, so that should all be figured out before or after
> the release.
> FWIW, I'm pondering to do all remaining 2.5 release from svn, despite
> the switchover to Mercurial, just so that the build identification
> does not get harmed.
> As a side note - I don't think two release candidates are really
> necessary. So if it helps, it may be reasonable to drop one of them.
> OTOH, I don't mind having two RCs, either.
> Regards,
> Martin
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