FreeBSD 9.0 Release Engineering TODO

This is the FreeBSD 9.0 major release engineering wiki page. It tracks the status of the FreeBSD 9.0 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

9.0 released in January 2012.

Release Schedule

Action

Expected

Actual

Publicly Announced

Initial release schedule announcement

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2011-04-19

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Release schedule reminder

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2011-05-06,2011-06-15

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Code slush (feature freeze)

2011-06-19

2011-06-27

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Code Freeze

2011-07-17

2011-07-18

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BETA1

2011-07-20

2011-07-28

2011-08-01

BETA2

2011-08-03

2011-08-29

2011-09-07

stable/9 created

2011-08-03

2011-09-22

2011-09-22

BETA3

2011-08-17

2011-09-24

2011-09-28

Doc tree schedule announcement

2011-08-01

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2011-08-01

Doc tree slush

2011-08-08

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2011-08-08

Doc tree tag

2011-08-23

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Ports tree schedule announcement

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Ports tree feature freeze

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stable/9 opened (be conservative)

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RC1

2011-10-07

2011-10-18

2011-10-22

RC2

2011-10-28

2011-11-13

2011-11-17

RC3

2011-11-28

2011-12-04

2011-12-08

RELEASE build

2011-12-16

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RELEASE announcement

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

Branch status

Action

Status

Subversion: releng/9.0 created

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Subversion: release/9.0.0 created

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CVS: RELENG_9_0_BP created

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CVS: RELENG_9_0 created

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CVS: RELENG_9_0_0_RELEASE created

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CVS: ports tree tagged

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Tinderbox: RELENG_9 configured

done

Change approval and merge guidelines

Read Releng/ChangeRequestGuidelines carefully. All requests neglecting these rules will be rejected. For general information about merging please see SubversionPrimer/Merging.

Leading up to the release

Works-in-progress as the release cycle began

Works-in-progress and late-breaking features as the FreeBSD 9.0 release process started:

OKed by Release Engineering to continue until code freeze:

Discussion ongoing or deferred:

Known issues at beginning of release cycle

Cross-referenced project TODO lists

KPIs/KBIs

Planning spares

Releng/9.0TODO (last edited 2012-06-17 03:04:01 by EdMaste)