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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Volunteer RM for 1.1.7?
Date Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:34:06 GMT
I've RMed once or twice and can be available to answer questions as well.

On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 10:59 AM, Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@apache.org> wrote:

> Excellent, thank you Misty!
>
> The release would ideally land 1 month from the 1.1.6 release, so Oct 5 is
> our target date. This is a loose target, but a starting point. A release
> candidate VOTE thread is posted for 7 days. We're pretty far into the 1.1.x
> line, so probably the first or second RC will pass. Thus, working backwards
> and rounding to the nearest work week, I would aim for having an RC
> available to the community on Sept 26th. My preference is to have a weekend
> land near the end of the voting period so that non-9-5 volunteers can be
> made aware of the VOTE and make time to take a look.
>
> Do let me know if you have any questions, I should be available to answer
> them through this weekend. Otherwise, you're in good hands with the other
> folks who have and will take the time to respond on this thread.
>
> Thanks,
> Nick
>
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 9:11 AM, Misty Stanley-Jones <misty@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > OK, I'm convinced. I can do it. When should I make the RC?
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 21, 2016, at 01:35 PM, Andrew Purtell wrote:
> > > You should try your hand at RM-ing, Misty. Making the candidate should
> > > only take an afternoon.
> > >
> > > Then it's up to the rest of us to try it out and vote. I'll be able to
> > > give a 1.1.7 candidate a thorough exercising.
> > >
> > > > On Sep 20, 2016, at 8:14 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I can help Misty.
> > > > St.Ack
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 7:37 PM, Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Is this something a PMC newbie could do? I worked with stack to
> > document
> > > >>> the process at one time.
> > > >>>
> > > >>
> > > >> This is something any committer should be able to do -- it requires
> > write
> > > >> access to git (git-wip-us.apache.org), subversion (dist.apache.org
> ),
> > and
> > > >> nexus (repository.apache.org). PMC are required to vote on a
> > release, but
> > > >> IIRC any dev can cut a release candidate and call a VOTE thread.
> > > >>
> > > >>>> On Sep 20, 2016, at 7:19 PM, Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> Hello devs,
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> I'm going on an extended absence, through Oct 23. Would anyone
> care
> > to
> > > >>>> stand in as release manager for 1.1.7 while I'm away? Given
1.1.6
> > went
> > > >>> out
> > > >>>> on Sept 5, 1.1.7 RC's should begin around Sept 26th in order
to
> > retain
> > > >>> our
> > > >>>> targeted monthly cadence. The overall process is documented
[0],
> > and I
> > > >>> have
> > > >>>> my own almost-but-not-quite-scripted notes [1] for creating
a
> > > >> candidate.
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> In terms of effort, it usually works out to be a couple hours
for
> > > >>> tracking
> > > >>>> down in-flight tickets, updating JIRA, validating the
> compatibility
> > > >>> report
> > > >>>> &c, and then another couple hours of watching maven and
pushing
> > bits to
> > > >>>> generate the RC.
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> If no takers, I'll make its release a priority upon my return
in
> > late
> > > >>>> October.
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> Thanks,
> > > >>>> Nick
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> [0]: http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#releasing
> > > >>>> [1]: https://gist.github.com/ndimiduk/924db7f5ee75baa67802
> > > >>>
> > > >>
> >
>



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   - Andy

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