[Releasing] Meeting minutes: Qt release team meeting 30.6.2015

Salovaara Akseli akseli.salovaara at theqtcompany.com
Tue Jun 30 19:46:13 CEST 2015

Meeting minutes from Qt Release Team meeting 30th June 2015

Qt 5.5.0 status:
- All expected content is in and Qt 5.5.0 will be released Wednesday 1.7.2015
  * As a known issue Multimedia plugins are missing from the Linux installers (https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-46276 )
  * Issue to be fixed as Qt 5.5.0-1 Linux installers or in Qt 5.5.1

- Item for next meeting agenda: Qt 5.7 schedule 
  * See http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/releasing/2015-June/001973.html 

- Next meeting: Tuesday 4.8.2015 16:00 CET


(5:00:47 PM) akseli: iieklund: kkoehne: thiago: fkleint: ZapB: tronical: vladimirM: aholza: peter-h: mapaaso: ankokko: fkleint: carewolf: fregl: ablasche: ping
(5:00:57 PM) ankokko: akseli: pong
(5:00:58 PM) iieklund: akseli: pong
(5:01:07 PM) carewolf: pong
(5:01:26 PM) ZapB: akseli: pong
(5:02:22 PM) akseli: Time to start Qt release team meeting
(5:02:25 PM) kkoehne: akseli: pong
(5:02:31 PM) akseli: On agenda today:
(5:02:37 PM) akseli: Qt 5.5.0 release go / no-go decision
(5:02:45 PM) akseli: Any additional item to the agenda?
(5:03:31 PM) akseli: if not then Qt 5.5.0 status...
(5:03:40 PM) akseli: Qt 5.5.0 snapshot build with final Qt content was 'announced' to be available on Monday morning
(5:03:46 PM) akseli: So far we aware not of release blocker level bug on Qt itself
(5:04:01 PM) akseli: We have one packaging related issue open https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-46276 'Multimedia plugins are missing from the Linux 5.5.0-RC packages'
(5:04:10 PM) akseli: but are working on to get this Linux installer issue fixed (Mac OS X and Windows installers are ok).
(5:04:37 PM) akseli: Meanwhile proposal is that we will release Qt 5.5.0 during Wednesday 1.7. 
(5:04:44 PM) akseli: We have a dependency to marketing and sales related items, so it is of crucial importance to get the release out tomorrow.
(5:04:55 PM) akseli: If QTBUG-46276 is fixed by then we will update installers asap
(5:05:31 PM) akseli: oes this sound feasible?
(5:05:34 PM) akseli: *Does
(5:06:10 PM) kkoehne: Sure. Question is whether we could also live with QTBUG-46276 ?
(5:07:16 PM) kkoehne: there'll almost definitely be a 5.5.1 ... :)
(5:08:01 PM) kkoehne: What exactly isn't working if libgstreamer support is missing?
(5:08:02 PM) ZapB: how abotu listing it as a know issue and a new package will be provided asap 
(5:08:47 PM) iieklund: +1
(5:08:54 PM) ankokko: +1
(5:09:07 PM) iieklund: fix for the gstreamer is on the way
(5:10:27 PM) kkoehne: Alright, so let's hope this works until tomorrow. If not, I'd release anyway
(5:10:33 PM) akseli: if possible we will have 5.5.0-1 as base plan and have known issue QTBUG-46726 until that (or fix in 5.1.1 in worst case scenario) sounds like decision
(5:11:56 PM) akseli: that leaves us then next meeting .. no meetings during July. Next meeting on 4. August at this same hour? 
(5:12:51 PM) ZapB: ok
(5:12:59 PM) iieklund: ok
(5:13:42 PM) akseli: ok, thank you all & bye
(5:13:50 PM) iieklund: bye
(5:13:50 PM) ankokko: bye
(5:13:51 PM) tuturune_: One thing for next meeting agenda.
(5:13:56 PM) ZapB: thanks and by and enjoy your vacations those off in July
(5:14:41 PM) tuturune_: Please discuss Qt 5.7 timing. I sent proposal to releasing list. I woudl like to release in April. So feature free early enough to for sure get release by end of April, preferable earlier.

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