[Frugalware-devel] new rule proposal

Melko melko at frugalware.org
Tue Feb 28 13:29:54 CET 2012

2012/2/28 James Buren <ryu0 at ymail.com>

> After difficulties we had during 1.6 release cycle, I am proposing a rule
> addition. In addition to the freeze we do from rc2 -> stable,
> I am proposing we do a new feature and major bump freeze on everything
> that is not in a -extra group as its main group after we
> are past the pre2 release of a release cycle. The way I feel is, major
> changes in the main groups should be implemented by the
> time we have pre2 released. This gives us a 2 month period instead of a
> mere two weeks to resolve outstanding issues with the
> main branch. I don't wish to apply this to anything in extra, as that has
> few important packages, and is way too massive for us
> to do any real quality control on. Thoughts?

isn't pre2->stable too much time?
Freezing base from rc1 seems reasonable to me, and we still would have one
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