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From "Mattmann, Chris A (398J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: What goes into which Mesos release?
Date Wed, 05 Jun 2013 03:56:46 GMT
Hi Jean-Sebastien,

Thanks for your questions! :)

I'll try my best to help with the below (note community is also
in the process of discussing graduation at this point so lots
of exciting things going on with Mesos!)

-----Original Message-----

From: Jean-Sebastien Delfino <jsdelfino@apache.org>
Reply-To: "mesos-dev@incubator.apache.org" <mesos-dev@incubator.apache.org>
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 8:05 PM
To: "mesos-dev@incubator.apache.org" <mesos-dev@incubator.apache.org>
Subject: What goes into which Mesos release?

>Hi all,
>
>I've been experimenting with the 0.11.0 release from 2 days ago, and I
>like
>it!

Great to hear! :)

>... but I must admit that I'm a little confused now trying to sort out
>what
>goes (or went) in the various Mesos release branches.
>
>After plowing through the commit logs, the Mesos JIRAs, and the dev
>mailing
>list, I have a few questions:
>
>- Is the 0.11.0 release from 2 days ago really code from Nov 2012? [1]

Nope -- the thing to realize too is that at some point recently Mesos moved
from SVN to Git (even though the project has had a read-only Git mirror
for quite a while and was on Github before coming to the ASF). I wouldn't
exactly count on anything other than the recent pathology work we did
to come up with the CHANGELOG updates.

We'll try and treat that as canonical going forward. If we find some
discrepancies, it's totally possible though.

>
>- Has development on the not-yet-released 0.12.0 stopped in Feb 2013 (+
>looks like a few backports in March)? [2]

Nope, we are discussing releasing it at the moment, see:

http://s.apache.org/axB

>
>- I see a 0.13.0 cut from a week ago... When are you guys planning to
>release that one? [3]

After 0.12.0 :)

>
>- How did you manage to create and *fix* the 0.11.0 JIRAs [4][5] in Spring
>2013 with code frozen in Nov 2012? ... Now I guess I'm really confused :)

I did a bunch of updating of the JIRA issues during the pathology
(had to reopen them in order to set their component and fix versions).

>
>Do you guys have an overview of a roadmap / timeline to help the Mesos
>community understand what goes into which release?

We're getting our ship in order here, and:

1. Maintaining a proper CHANGELOG
2. Triaging and making sure JIRA is up to date (there is more work to do
there;
I and plenty of others are working on it)
3. Making sure branches and so forth conform to CHANGELOG and to
discussion and
referencable e-mail threads.

That said, we're also in the process of demonstrating that the community
is ready
for graduation as well (also under discussion). So, in short, we're doing
the best
we can :)

If you think you can contribute towards any of the above discussion, happy
to hear
your thoughts.

Thanks!

Cheers,
Chris


>
>Thanks!
>
>[1]
>https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=incubator-mesos.git;a=shortlog;h
>=refs/heads/0.11.x
>[2]
>https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=incubator-mesos.git;a=shortlog;h
>=refs/heads/0.12.x
>[3]
>https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=incubator-mesos.git;a=shortlog;h
>=refs/heads/0.13.x
>[4]
>https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?jql=fixVersion%20%3D%20%220.11.0%22
>%20AND%20project%20%3D%20MESOS
>[5] http://markmail.org/message/oliy6x7vqe5i4ewk
>
>- Jean-Sebastien

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Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
WWW:  http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
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