[coreboot] What’s the release plan for coreboot 4.7?

Martin Roth gaumless at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 23:41:43 CET 2017

The release will be happening, but I haven't had time to get it done.
Mainly we need to find someone to do the release notes.
If we have any volunteers to wade through the 2000+ changes and write
something up, I'd be glad to walk you through the process of what
needs to be done.


On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 2:42 PM, Youness Alaoui
<kakaroto at kakaroto.homelinux.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> What happened with the plan for the 4.7 release? I thought it was
> supposed to be out at the end of October, now we're approaching the
> end of November.
> Was it forgotten, delayed or cancelled ? If delayed, what's the
> blocking issue ?
> Thanks,
> Youness.
> On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 11:24 AM, Martin Roth <gaumless at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The release will happen towards the end of the month.   Generally I
>> try to have the release scheduled a bit before the month ends so
>> there's a little room to slip. I'll sit down this weekend and start
>> sorting out where we are and send out another email with release
>> plans.
>> If there are any bugs in the bug tracker that people would
>> specifically like help with getting fixed before the next release,
>> please reply here.
>> If developers could take a look at coverity and see if there are any
>> issues there that they can fix, that would be great.
>> Please start testing any boards that you have and uploading the
>> results to the board-status repo so we know what's working.  If you
>> have boards that don't boot, please reply here, and try to bisect the
>> issue to find where it stopped working.
>> Martin
>> On Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 9:33 AM, Paul Menzel
>> <paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>>> Dear coreboot folks,
>>> It’s October and coreboot 4.7 is supposed to be tagged in this month.
>>> Are there more specific plans already, when the release will happen?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Paul
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