[SeaBIOS] seabios release planning
kevin at koconnor.net
Fri Nov 29 19:43:54 CET 2013
On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 04:13:35PM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> qemu 1.7 is almost out of the door. I want update seabios early in the
> 1.8 devel cycle. Time to do resume the release planning since we've
> scratched the idea to do a last-minute bios update for 1.7.
> I'd like to see a seabios release from the master branch in december.
> Ideally we'll put a prerelease into qemu before the final release so we
> get some testing. We could either explicitly tag a release candidate or
> just grab a snapshot for that.
> Commit pending patches, enter seabios freeze, prepare seabios update for
> qemu can be done next week I think. Then have 2-3 weeks freeze period,
> tag final release before xmas. In case something doesn't go as planned
> early january.
So that would look like a SeaBIOS feature freeze on Dec 6th and target
release date of Dec 20th. Works for me.
> Pending patches:
> * my ahci and pci patches sent this week.
> * anything else?
> How we wanna call the baby? 1.7.4? 1.8.0?
I'd say v1.7.4.
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