[Releasing] Meeting minutes from Qt Release Team meeting 04.05.2021

Jani Heikkinen jani.heikkinen at qt.io
Tue May 4 16:27:20 CEST 2021

Meeting minutes from Qt Release Team meeting Tue 4th May 2021

Qt 6.0.x status:
- Qt 6.0.4 released today
   * It is the last release from Qt 6.0 series

Qt 6.1 status:
- Qt 6.1.0 RC2 released last week
- Qt 6.1.0 release content frozen and Qt 6.1.0 will be released Thu 6.5.2021
- Qt 6.1.1 preparations to be started soon
   * Qt 6.1.1 release target at the end of May

Qt 5.12.11 status:
- Branching from '5.12' to '5.12.11' not done yet, target is to do it later this week
- Release target is still 18th May 2021

Qt 5.15 LTS status:
- Qt 5.15.4 LTS release content frozen
- Target is to release commercial Qt 5.15.4 Tue 11th May

Next meeting Tue 11th May 2021 16:00 CET

Jani Heikkinen
Release Manager

irc log below:
[17:00:07] <jaheikki3_> akseli: iieklund: thiago: lars: frkleint: vladimir-m: ankokko: mapaaso:carewolf: ablasche: ping
[17:01:20] <jaheikki3_> Time to start qt release team meeting
[17:01:26] <jaheikki3_> On agenda today:
[17:01:39] <jaheikki3_> Qt 6.0.x status
[17:01:46] <frkleint> jaheikki3_: pong
[17:01:48] <jaheikki3_> Qt 6.1 status
[17:01:55] <jaheikki3_> Qt 5.12.11 status
[17:02:05] <jaheikki3_> Any additional item to the agenda?
[17:03:25] <jaheikki3_> Let's start from Qt 6.0 status
[17:03:33] <jaheikki3_> Qt 6.0.4 released today
[17:03:58] <jaheikki3_> And as agreed earlier it is the last release from Qt 6.0 series
[17:04:31] <jaheikki3_> That's all about Qt 6.0 at this time. Any comments or questions?
[17:05:46] <jaheikki3_> Ok, then Qt 6.1 status
[17:06:21] <jaheikki3_> RC2 released last week
[17:06:40] <jaheikki3_> All release blockers fixed
[17:06:55] <jaheikki3_> And Qt 6.1.0 release content is frozen
[17:07:30] <jaheikki3_> Packages also created and final package verification started
[17:07:53] <jaheikki3_> We will release these packages as Qt 6.1.0 Thu 6.5.2021
[17:08:48] <jaheikki3_> Target is to release Qt 6.1.1 at the end of May so release preparations needs to be started soon as well
[17:09:11] <jaheikki3_> That's all about 6.1 at this time. ANy comments or questions?
[17:10:37] <carewolf> what is status actually of 5.15.4?
[17:11:31] <jaheikki3_> carewolf: I think release content is ready and packages created for testing
[17:11:52] <jaheikki3_> and target is to release Qt 5.15.4 Tue 11th May
[17:12:00] <carewolf> right. It is just I think webengine binaries are missing for macOS
[17:12:24] <carewolf> ok
[17:12:29] <jaheikki3_> carewolf: that should be fixed in these latest packages but of course needs to be verified
[17:13:58] <jaheikki3_> Ok, and then quick Qt 5.12 status
[17:14:09] <jaheikki3_> Branching from '5.12' to '5.12.11' not done yet
[17:14:09] <carewolf> we had some security patches from late last week we skipped assuming a release on friday, should we pick those to the branch then?
[17:15:03] <jaheikki3_> carewolf: I think you need to discuss about that with Tarja but I  think the content is frozen already
[17:15:10] <carewolf> right
[17:15:55] <jaheikki3_> Branching from '5.12' to '5.12.11' is done later this week
[17:16:23] <jaheikki3_> And target is still to release Qt 5.12.11 18th May
[17:16:38] <jaheikki3_> That's all about 5.12 at this time. ANy comments or questions?
[17:18:36] <jaheikki3_> Ok, it was all at this time. Let's end this meeting now & have new one tue 11th May at this same time
[17:18:42] <carewolf> jaheikki3_: who should we talk about with respect to 5.12.11 branching. I think mibrunin is still working on picking patches to the 5.12.x branch
[17:19:42] <jaheikki3_> carewolf: to me, I will do it ;D
[17:19:51] <carewolf> ok
[17:19:54] <carewolf> thanks.
[17:20:01] <mibrunin>  good to know :)
[17:20:28] <jaheikki3_> Anything special to concider at this point?
[17:20:33] <mibrunin> There should not be too many coming still though
[17:22:06] <jaheikki3_> Ok, let's close this meeting now. Thanks for your participation, bye!
[17:22:11] <carewolf> byr
[17:22:18] <carewolf> bye

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