[Release-testers] [4.0 Release] Schedule and call for testers

Hans Wennborg via Release-testers release-testers at lists.llvm.org
Wed Dec 14 13:38:36 PST 2016

On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 10:26 AM, Hans Wennborg <hans at chromium.org> wrote:
> Dear everyone,
> There's still plenty of time left, but I'd like to get the schedule
> set before folks start disappearing for the holidays.
> Note that this release will also switch us to the new versioning
> scheme where the major version is incremented for each major release
> (i.e., when the 4.0 branch is created, trunk will become 5.0).

There's now a blog post about the new scheme here:

> I propose the following schedule for the 4.0 release:
> - 12 January 2017: Create the 4.0 branch. RC1 tagged soon thereafter.
> - 1 February: Tag RC2. All lose ends should have been tied up by now.
> - 21 February: Final tag. Binaries and release announcement a few days later.
> Unless there are any objections, I'll post this on the web page soon.

I've updated the web page.

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