2.7 Release: Freeze Week - What to do

Patrick Venture venture at google.com
Tue Jul 9 06:33:56 AEST 2019

On Mon, Jul 8, 2019 at 12:00 PM krtaylor <kurt.r.taylor at gmail.com> wrote:
> Soon we will branch a 2.7 release candidate. <UPDATE: done, see email
> from Brad> Here are some things to prepare for:
> 1) Start testing the release candidate as soon as possible - please post
> results to IRC or email, openly discuss any problems that you find on
> your system.
> 2) Clean up documentation, bring old docs current, add documentation for
> new functionality.
> 3) Send me any input for release notes that did not make it in a release
> feature (github issue)

phosphor-ipmi-flash support -- sending firmware bmc and bios images
over ipmi, pci-aspeed, and other mechanisms for host-driven updates.

> 4)Bug cleanup/feature (issue) cleanup, add comments, indicate state - if
> something didn't make it in the release, please let me know first and/or
> come to a release planning meeting and we'll take care of it.
> 5) Master will not be frozen, so new functionality can continue to make
> progress, but please take some time in the next couple of weeks to test
> or contribute docs, etc
> Remember: communicate outside your organization MUCH more than you think
> you need to - use IRC, send email, share what you are doing and where
> you are with it!
> Happy 2.7 release month!
> Kurt Taylor (krtaylor)

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