[SeaBIOS] release planning ...

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Tue Oct 9 00:37:02 CEST 2018

On Fri, Oct 05, 2018 at 01:46:53PM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>   Hi,
> I'm wondering whenever it makes sense to switch seabios to time-based
> releases, like many other projects do meanwhile.
> For major releases one release per year looks reasonable to me, given
> the low rate of changes we have.  1.11 was tagged in November 2017.
> So maybe target 1.12 for November 2018 ?
> For stable releases we could plan to create a release every one or two
> months.  Skip in case there are no patches queued.  Or stick to the
> current model which kind-of syncs stable releases to qemu releases
> (which is roughly every four months).
> Comments?

A release in November sounds good.  How about we target November 16th
with a feature freeze on October 21st.

We can document a yearly release if that helps.  I think we'd need to
be able to make a release out of cycle though if a situation warrants


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