[Release-testers] [8.0.0 Release] Release schedule

Hans Wennborg via Release-testers release-testers at lists.llvm.org
Fri Dec 7 08:30:44 PST 2018

On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 2:04 PM Hans Wennborg <hans at chromium.org> wrote:
> I know 7.0.1 isn't out the door yet, and 8.0.0 isn't due for a while,
> so relax :-) But I would like to get the schedule decided before folks
> disappear over the holidays.
> According to the usual schedule, the branch would be created two weeks
> into January, with the goal of shipping early March, so this is my
> proposal:
> - 16 January 2019: Create the 8.0.0 branch, RC1 tagged soon after.
> - 6 February, RC2 tag.
> - 27 February, Final tag, release shipping a few days after.
> What do you think, especially release testers?
> For the 6.0.0 release, the branch was created earlier in January after
> a request from the community. This time I haven't heard anything, but
> please let me know if a different schedule would be better for you.
> Ideally I'd like to finalize and post the schedule by the end of the week.

Thanks everyone! I've posted the schedule on the web page.

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