[llvm-dev] [4.0.0 Release] The branch is here, the release process starts

Nicolai Hähnle via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jan 13 05:49:31 PST 2017

I don't see the release branch in the Git mirror at 
http://llvm.org/git/llvm.git yet. Is that going to appear soon?


On 13.01.2017 00:34, Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev wrote:
> Dear everyone,
> It has begun: the release branch was recently created from trunk at
> r291814 and the trunk version was subsequently incremented to 5.0.0
> (as per the new versioning scheme [1]).
> Release blockers are tracked by http://llvm.org/PR31622 Please mark
> any bugs, old or new, that you think need to be fixed before the
> release as blocking that.
> Please help me out in staying on top of the release by cc'ing me on
> any bugs, commits, or other issues you think may be relevant. If I'm
> not cc'd on it, there's a large chance I'll miss it. I'm on IRC too,
> but email is more reliable.
> If you know of any committs that occurred close to the branch that
> need to be reverted or merged, please let me know.
> To get a change committed to the branch, first commit to trunk as
> usual, and then reply to the commit message on the mailing list with
> myself and the code owner cc'd, asking for the change to be merged to
> the branch. Alternatively, make the request by filing a bug blocking
> PR31622.
> Release notes should be committed directly to the branch. If you know
> of any significant change made since the last release, it should get
> mentioned in the notes.
> What's next? Once the branch is in good shape, hopefully within a few
> days, a first release candidate will be made available for testing.
> The schedule for the release is under "Upcoming Releases" on
> http://llvm.org.
> Thanks,
> Hans
>  [1] http://blog.llvm.org/2016/12/llvms-new-versioning-scheme.html
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