Release planning

David Lang david at
Wed Dec 21 14:29:01 EST 2016

On Wed, 21 Dec 2016, Jo-Philipp Wich wrote:

>        - set grace period of 5 days to identify and fix blockers
>  day 16 - extend grace period by 5 days until blockers are resolved

As a practical matter, make these 7 days rather than 5 days. the shift between 
the work-week and the release schedule will cause problems both for devs and 

> - When do we want to branch?
>  Personally I'd like to branch before Christmas so that we can use the
>  free time for building images (it takes about 8 days and ~2TB of space
>  to build all targets and all packages).

how big is the build farm? how much hardware would people need to donate to 
reduce this significantly (1-2 days for example)?

David Lang

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