[cfe-dev] LLVM 3.7 release plan and call for testers
labath at google.com
Wed Jun 24 00:38:37 PDT 2015
I'd like to help with the lldb release process on the linux platform,
but I'm kinda new to this, so I would appreciate if you could explain
it to me what would this involve.
On 24 June 2015 at 01:08, Hans Wennborg <hans at chromium.org> wrote:
> +lldb-dev, which I should have included in the first place.
> lldb hasn't been a major part of the release process before. There are
> no pre-built binaries, and I don't think it has seen much testing in
> previous releases.
> However, it still gets a release branch and tags, and the source is
> part of the release. I'm hoping there are folks willing to test it and
> make sure the release version of lldb works nicely with the release
> version of llvm, etc.
> - Hans
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 1:30 PM, Hans Wennborg <hans at chromium.org> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> Please let me know if you'd like to help providing binaries and
>> testing for your favourite platform. If you were a tester on the
>> previous release, I've bcc'd you on this email.
>> I propose this schedule for the 3.7 release:
>> - 14 July 2015: Create the release branch.
>> - 14 July -- 21 July: Testing Phase I. RC1 binaries are built and tested.
>> - 22 July -- 29 July: Fix bugs from Testing Phase I. All new features
>> for the release should be complete. Incomplete features need to be
>> turned off by default.
>> - 30 July -- 6 August: Testing Phase I. RC2 binaries are built and tested.
>> - 7 August - 14 August: Fix bugs from Testing Phase II. Only critical
>> bug fixes are accepted.
>> - 21 August: Release 3.7.0.
>> Unless there are any objections, I will post this on the web page soon.
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