[Development] [Releasing] HEADS UP: Qt5.4.0 branching Monday 10th Nov

Oswald Buddenhagen oswald.buddenhagen at theqtcompany.com
Mon Nov 10 13:01:23 CET 2014

On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 10:27:24AM +0000, Heikkinen Jani wrote:
> Hi all,
> '5.4.0' is now frozen and the final downmerge from '5.4' will happen in the next hours (with whatever is in the branch at that point).
> There will be no cherry-picks from '5.4' to '5.4.0', all changes targeted to Qt5.4.0 release needs to be pushed to the '5.4.0' branch from now on.
> Now, no any nice to have's in '5.4.0' anymore ;)
fwiw, i'm now taking re-targeting requests for important enough pending
changes. mail me privately; execution will happen daily in batches.

> Br,
> Jani
> >>-----Original Message-----
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> >>bounces+jani.heikkinen=theqtcompany.com at qt-project.org] On Behalf Of
> >>Oswald Buddenhagen
> >>Sent: 4. marraskuuta 2014 15:58
> >>To: releasing at qt-project.org; development at qt-project.org
> >>Subject: Re: [Releasing] HEADS UP: Qt5.4.0 branching Monday 10th Nov
> >>
> >>On Tue, Nov 04, 2014 at 12:46:04PM +0000, Heikkinen Jani wrote:
> >>> '5.4.0' branch is for changes targeted to Qt5.4.0 release. As I wrote,
> >>> no any nice to have's in '5.4.0'!
> >>>
> >>this isn't correct (yet). while the branch already exists and is
> >>targeting 5.4.0 (obviously), it is *not* frozen yet (otherwise we'd have
> >>inadvertently rescheduled the freeze. also, it logically makes no sense:
> >>5.4 is not frozen, and we are still going to downmerge from it). the
> >>freeze will take effect on the announced date.
> >>
> >>the staging policy is open for discussion. in principle i have nothing
> >>against RM doing it (having "CI masters" drive the process generally
> >>produces a smoother experience for everyone), but otoh it is a manpower
> >>problem (after all, we can't afford it for dev, either). i'd suggest we
> >>leave staging entirely open until at least friday.
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