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Re: Plan for a release!

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Plan for a release!
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 14:54:21 +0100
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> skribis:

> I’m going on vacation for a bit, but I think we should finally get that
> release out!  Here’s the list of things to do I have in mind:
>   • We need Guile 3.0.1 to fix ‘guix pull’ etc. on AArch64 and possibly
>     JIT on ARMv7:

Done!  Our current ‘guile-next’ package works fine, with JIT, on all 4

(That also means we could switch to Guile 3.0 on core-updates.)

>   • More testing of the guided installer and related issues:
>   • Fix the weird default font in GNOME Terminal, as sirgazil reported
>     on help-guix.
>   • Ensure that the desktop environments provided by the installer
>     actually work (GNOME, Xfce, MATE, etc.).  It’d be great to have
>     automated tests for these!
>   • (Optionally) have an automated test that installs the binary tarball
>     on Debian or similar.
>   • Address as many of the bugs marked “important” or “serious” as
>     possible.  Should we organize a bug-squashing week?  :-)
>   • We already have “make assert-binaries-available”, but at the Guix
>     Days we came up with the idea of having ‘guix weather
>     --release-critical’ or similar, which would ensure that all the
>     relevant jobs pass (packages, cross-builds, system tests, etc.).
>     I’ll see if I can do something in that area.

I’m working on this last item.

We still have to make progress on the other issues though.

Should make next week (or next week-end?) a bug-squashing party where
we’d all join as time permits?  How does that sound?


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