Towards a BLFS 6.4 release

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 22:52:08 PST 2008


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote these words on 12/27/08 16:52 CST:
>> I've gone through the tickets and tried to evaluate each one. Hopefully
>> I didn't miss any. There are now 116 tickets open targeted for 6.4.
> 
> Now 184 tickets targeted for 6.4. This is huge. I don't think we've
> ever had 184 total tickets before, much less that many slated to be
> fixed for a release.

Update -- 183.  :)

> March 31st is approximately 90 days from now. That's two tickets per
> day. And that is pushing it right to the cutoff, without any peer
> review. With so many package updates, I think we need *at least*
> 60 days cooking time to iron out possible bugs after we announce
> package freeze.

Well I managed to get 6 tickets closed today and do a bit of research on some 
others.  I'll do what I can to try to average at least one per day.

Yes, it will take some effort to get the next revision out.

   -- Bruce




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