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From Stephan Ewen <se...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Planning Release 1.4
Date Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:55:17 GMT
I agree with these points.

My personal take is that we tried to be a bit too strict with the "date to
fork" and "date to release" and it got a bit in the way of development and
testing.

On Fri, Jun 2, 2017 at 11:15 AM, Robert Metzger <rmetzger@apache.org> wrote:

> I agree that it was quite annoying to merge everything to two branches.
> But part of that problem was that many big features were merged last minute
> and then fixed after the feature freeze.
> In an ideal world, all features are stable, tested and documented when the
> feature freeze happens and most commits go into master only.
>
> I wonder if we can manage to merge queued minor features before the feature
> freeze to avoid the issue in the future?
>
> If we all agree that this doesn't work, we can also try to delay the
> feature freeze. I just fear that this will make it harder to meet the
> release deadline.
>
>
> Robert
>
> On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 6:05 PM, Greg Hogan <code@greghogan.com> wrote:
>
> > I’d like to propose keeping the same schedule but move branch forking
> from
> > the feature freeze to the code freeze. The early fork required duplicate
> > verification and commits for numerous bug fixes and minor features which
> > had been reviewed but were still queued. There did not look to be much
> new
> > development merged to master between the freezes.
> >
> > Greg
> >
> >
> > > On Jun 1, 2017, at 11:26 AM, Robert Metzger <rmetzger@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Flink 1.2 was released on February 2, Flink 1.3 on June 1, which means
> > > we've managed to release Flink 1.3 in almost exactly 4 months!
> > >
> > > For the 1.4 release, I've put the following deadlines into the wiki
> [1]:
> > >
> > > *Next scheduled major release*: 1.4.0
> > > *Feature freeze (branch forking)*:  4. September 2017
> > > *Code freeze (first voting RC)*:  18 September 2017
> > > *Release date*: 29 September 2017
> > >
> > > I'll try to send a message every month into this thread to have a
> > countdown
> > > to the next feature freeze.
> > >
> > >
> > > [1]
> > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLINK/
> > Flink+Release+and+Feature+Plan
> >
> >
>

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