Skip to content

HTTPS clone URL

Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with
or
.
Download ZIP
Fetching contributors…

Cannot retrieve contributors at this time

40 lines (29 sloc) 1.194 kb
Release schedule
----------------
The util-linux uses <major>.<minor>.<maint> version numbering.
Since the major version is pretty much fixed the release means an
upgrade of minor number. Minor version is update roughly twice
per year. Easiest way to estimate when next version will occur is
to see time stamp of previous release.
Before a release there are few release candidates, which will be
collectively tested. During test period changes to code base are
restricted. Usually there are two release candidates.
what length what will be accepted to upstream
-------------------------------------------------------
rc1 1-2 weeks bug fixes only
rc2 1-2 weeks translations, fatal/trivial bug fixes
The period between a release and next release candidate can be considered as
merge window.
Release criteria
----------------
For all releases is required:
- make checkincludes pass
- make checkconfig pass
- make distcheck pass
- cd tests && ./run.sh pass
- out-of-tree build works
cd .. && mkdir build && cd build && ../util-linux/configure && make
- ideally: build with uClibc, --with-slang
See also
--------
Documentation/source-code-management.txt
Jump to Line
Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.