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From Paul Davis <>
Subject Re: Helping out with releases
Date Tue, 10 May 2011 13:21:36 GMT
On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 8:29 AM, Dirkjan Ochtman <> wrote:
> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 14:08, Paul Davis <> wrote:
>> Like Jan says, it'd be awesome to have more people familiar with the
>> release procedure. Although if you're interested in speeding up
>> releases the best place to start would be by learning some internals.
>> The issues that usually keep things from shipping is that a test is
>> randomly failing or there's a bug waiting to be fixed.
> Right, but that's not the case now, is it? So I would like to help out
> with all the non-internals and chasing after other committers to fix
> up the bugs, as that seems an area that's currently understaffed.
> Which doesn't mean that maybe I won't get into the internals at some
> point, but I think doing the other things could be valuable to, and
> the project needs more of it.
> Cheers,
> Dirkjan

I haven't run through prepping the 1.1.x branch for a release, but
1.0.3 is being held up because I've sen the 090 and 140 etap tests
fail and no one (me included) has felt like fixing them yet.

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