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From Andrew Purtell <andrew.purt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Volunteer RM for 1.1.7?
Date Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:10:31 GMT
Glad we could help out Nick. Welcome back. 

> On Oct 23, 2016, at 4:29 PM, Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Looks like a candidate was accepted by the PMC. Thank you very much for
> taking on this release in my absence!
> 
> -n
> 
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 11:34 AM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org>
> wrote:
> 
>> 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
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> 
>>   - Andy
>> 
>> Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet Hein
>> (via Tom White)
>> 

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