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

Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jan 13 09:23:22 PST 2017

It's there for me now:

$ git fetch origin
remote: Counting objects: 811, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (561/561), done.
remote: Total 562 (delta 462), reused 2 (delta 0)
Receiving objects: 100% (562/562), 927.00 KiB | 1.29 MiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (462/462), completed with 240 local objects.
>From http://llvm.org/git/llvm
   233ecbde652..16c5e12d3a5  master     -> origin/master
 * [new branch]              release_40 -> origin/release_40

On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 5:49 AM, Nicolai Hähnle <nhaehnle at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
> Thanks,
> Nicolai
> 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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