[LLVMdev] LLVM 3.3.1 Release Plans

Tom Stellard tom at stellard.net
Tue Sep 10 21:02:58 PDT 2013

On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 04:17:02PM -0700, Tom Stellard wrote:
> Hi,
> The number of stable patches has slowed down in the last few weeks, and
> we are approaching the halfway point between 3.3 and 3.4, so I think now
> is a good time to start planning for the 3.3.1 release.  Here is the
> tentative schedule:
> September 3: 3.3.1-rc1
>   - This won't actually be a 'real' Release Candidate.  The purpose of
>     rc1 will be to update and test the release scripts and build system
>     to make sure they work properly with dot releases.  I will still
>     accept stable patches until rc2
> September 10: 3.3.1-rc2
>   - The first 'real' release candidate.  Qualification testing will
>     begin and only patches that fix regressions since 3.3 will be
>     accepted.

It took me a little longer than I thought, but I think I have the release
testing script working with the dot releases, so I will try to tag rc2
tomorrow.  However, we need more testers, especially for ARM, so if you
are interested in testing send me an email.  The testing process is
mostly automated, so all it really requires is some spare CPU cycles.


> September 17: 3.3.1 or 3.3.1-rc3
>   - If there are no changes since -rc2, then it will become the 3.3.1 release,
>     otherwise there will be a 3.3.1-rc3
> September 24: 3.3.1
>   - If we need to do an -rc3 then this will be the final release.
> If you are interested in helping test the release, please send me an
> email with the platform you can test on.  Also, if anyone is interested
> in helping with the script / build system changes that may be required,
> let me know too.
> Thanks,
> Tom
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