4.6.1 release process proposal
botsie at xfce.org
Fri Jan 16 13:15:47 CET 2009
Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On ven, 2009-01-16 at 09:13 +0530, Biju Chacko wrote:
>> 5. Release Manager verifies that all modules have been signed-off and
>> executes an automated Release to:
>> - Download Site
>> - RPM Repo
>> - APT Repo
> This is *my* job. Not their. We work together at release time (I usually
> commit my packaging as soon as the release is announced) when I'm
> available, but there's really no reason to add this to their burden.
> What the packagers (and everybody, in fact) need are good tarballs,
> that's all. No need to add packaging to their burden.
If packaging is automated, it's not particularly a burden. In any case,
binary repos built by us are more useful for nightlies than releases.
And obviously, until we have the infrastructure to build on various
platforms it's moot anyway.
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