FreeBSD 8.2 Release Engineering TODO

This is the FreeBSD 8.2 release engineering wiki page. It tracks the status of the FreeBSD 8.2 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 otherwise your edits may be lost with the next update.

Release Status

Released.

Last updated: 2 March 2011.

Release Schedule

Action

Expected

Actual

Publicly Announced

Initial release schedule announcement

-

2010-10-08

2010-10-22

Release schedule reminder

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2010-11-01,2010-11-15,2010-11-28

2010-11-22

Code Freeze

2010-11-28

2010-11-29

-

BETA1

2010-12-03

2010-12-04/05

2010-12-10

Doc tree schedule announcement

-

-

2010-12-20

Doc tree slush

2010-12-23

2010-12-23

2010-12-23

Doc tree tag

2011-01-10

2011-01-10

2011-01-10

Ports tree schedule announcement

-

-

2010-12-07

Ports tree feature freeze

2011-01-07

2011-01-11

2011-01-11

RC1

2010-12-17

2010-12-22

2010-12-27

stable/8 opened again

2010-12-20

2010-12-26

2010-12-27

RC2

2011-01-07

2011-01-12

2011-01-16

RC3

(-) 2011-01-28

2011-01-29/30

2011-02-03

RELEASE build

2011-01-21

2011-02-16/17

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RELEASE announcement

2011-01-24

-

2011-02-24

CAUTION: FreeBSD Release Schedules may slip so the above dates are not guaranteed.

Branch status

Action

Status

Subversion: releng/8.2 created

DONE 20101221, r216618

Subversion: release/8.2.0 created

DONE 20110216, r218742

CVS: RELENG_8_2_BP created

DONE 20101221

CVS: RELENG_8_2 created

DONE 20101221

CVS: RELENG_8_2_0_RELEASE created

DONE 20110216

CVS: ports tree tagged

DONE 20110208

Tinderbox: RELENG_8_2 configured

DONE 20101227

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

During BETA1:

After BETA1:

After branching to stable/8 and releng/8.2:

To releng/8.2 after stable/8 branch opened again:

To releng/8.2 after RC2:

To releng/8.2 after RC3:

The change request withdrawn pile

Rejected change request pile

Unauthorized commits

Likely errata items

Leading up to the release

Projects being worked on before code freeze

Project

Developer

Status

Xen bugfixes

ColinPercival

Ongoing

Projects being worked on after code freeze

Project

Developer

Status

bind security update

DougBarton

Done

openssl security update

SimonNielsen

Done

Known issues when the release process started

Releng/8.2TODO (last edited 2011-03-03 21:39:09 by BjoernZeeb)