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Re: [Qemu-devel] release date of qemu 0.9.2?

From: Paul Brook
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] release date of qemu 0.9.2?
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 16:49:42 +0100
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> >> Personally, I'd like to see much more frequent releases (every 3-6
> >> months).  I'm okay with not having complete features (like the
> >> dyngen->TCG conversion) or host regressions because I think there's
> >> value in having releases regularly compared to feature based releases.
> >>
> >> What do other people think?  I'd be willing to do the leg work of
> >> releases.
> >
> > Cutting releases is the easy. Making sure the tree is in a suitable state
> > to be released is the hard bit.  Releases without good quality control
> > are IMHO pointless.
> Yeah, what I meant by leg work was doing deep testing and nagging people
> to fix things up before a release.  Cutting a release is very simple.


> > Given the speed of qemu development, I think 3 months is way too short
> > for a release cycle.  You may as well just have everyone pull from SVN.
> How do you feel about 6 months?

I think switching to a hard time driven release schedule would be a mistake.
In particular I think we should complete the TCG conversion before the next 

That said, 6 months between releases may be a reasonable starting point.


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