FreeBSD 8.1 Release Engineering TODO

This is the FreeBSD 8.1 release engineering wiki page. It tracks the status of the FreeBSD 8.1 release process, including schedule, branching condition, change request queues, TODO lists, known issues, and more. It is updated regularly during the release process.

Please only edit this page if you are a member of the release engineering team, or if a member of the release engineering team has asked you to do so.

Release Status

At this point we have 8.1-RELEASE shipped..

Last updated: 16 August 2010

Release Schedule

All dates can/will change.

Action

Expected

Actual

Publicly Announced

Initial release schedule announcement

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2010-03-28

2010-04-04

Release schedule reminder

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2010-04-04,2010-04-19,2010-05-17

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Code Freeze

2010-05-24

2010-05-25

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BETA1

2010-05-28

2010-05-27

2010-05-29

Doc tree schedule announcement

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2010-06-14

2010-06-14

Doc tree slush

2010-06-17

2010-06-17

2010-06-17

Doc tree tag

2010-06-24

2010-06-24

2010-06-24

Ports tree schedule announcement

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-

2010-06-08

Ports tree feature freeze

2010-06-11

2010-06-18

2010-06-18

RC1

2010-06-11

2010-06-14

2010-06-17

stable/8 opened again

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2010-06-17

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RC2

2010-06-25

2010-06-26

2010-07-02

RELEASE build

2010-07-09

2010-07-17

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RELEASE announcement

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2010-07-22

2010-07-23

CAUTION: FreeBSD Release Schedules frequently slip -- the above release schedule should be interpreted with this caution in mind.

Branch status

Action

Status

Subversion: releng/8.1 created

DONE 2010-06-14

Subversion: release/8.1.0 created

DONE 2010-07-17

CVS: RELENG_8_1 created

DONE 2010-06-14

CVS: RELENG_8_1_0_RELEASE created

DONE 2010-07-17

CVS: ports tree tagged

DONE 2010-07-08

Tinderbox: RELENG_8_1 configured

DONE

Change approval and merge guidelines

Read Releng/ChangeRequestGuidelines carefully. All requests neglecting these rules will be rejected.

Release engineering issue and patch queue

The being-fixed and still-being-researched pile

Blanket approvals

The following blanket approvals are valid until BETA1:

The waiting for approval pile

The additional review or revisions sought pile

The approved and queued for commit pile

Committed fix pile

After BETA1:

The change request withdrawn pile

Rejected change request pile

Likely errata items

Leading up to the release

Projects being worked on before code freeze

Project

Developer

Status

MFC NFSv4 ACL support

EdwardTomaszNapierala

Completed

MFC recent SCTP work

RandallStewart, MichaelTuexen

Completed

MFC geom_sched work

LuigiRizzo

Planned

Known issues when the release process started

Releng/8.1TODO (last edited 2010-08-16 13:43:05 by BjoernZeeb)