[SeaBIOS] seabios release?
kevin at koconnor.net
Fri Apr 25 02:28:57 CEST 2014
On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 04:41:32PM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> I think it's time to start planning the next seabios release. First,
> because a bunch of changes have piled up in master. And second, because
> of the smbios changes. They are a step forward in making seabios less
> dependent on qemu internals and I want have that in qemu soonish.
> So, how about this plan:
> (1) merge smbios patches in qemu (patchset is close to final now).
> (2) merge smbios patch in seabios
> (3) start freeze
> (4) tag release candidate (early may is realistic for that I think).
> (5) pull release candidate into qemu for wider testing
> (6) merge bugfix patches if needed
> (7) tag final release 2-3 weeks after release candidate (end of
> may probably).
> (8) pull final release into qemu.
A release around the end of May sounds good to me. I think we should
aim for a feature freeze of no more than two weeks - if any problems
or defects are found then we can extend the release.
I have some ideas for possible code changes after the next release.
I'll send a separate email.
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