xserver 1.12 schedule? (was: [ANNOUNCE] xorg-server

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Thu Dec 8 19:38:31 PST 2011

On Thu, Dec 08, 2011 at 06:09:09PM -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Dec 2011 16:54:15 -0800, Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith at oracle.com> wrote:
> > Did we ever come to a conclusion here?   Since no one else has stepped up
> > to plan the katamari release, I'm thinking of having X11R7.7 rolled up around
> > the server 1.12 release schedule, and would like to give people a heads up
> > to get their doc, lib, apps, etc. changes rolled in.
> Peter promised to finish up Xi by Christmas, which makes the schedule
> look like:
>         Merge window closes:    2011-12-25
>         Non-critical bugs:      2012-2-4
>         1.12 release:           2012-3-4
> I should be able to manage the critical bug merging while I'm on holiday
> in New Zealand -- there's not usually much to do during that part of the
> release cycle; I'll let you know if I will be off-line for more than a
> day or so during that time.

with the MT work, it's likely that the crit. bug window won't be as quiet as
previous ones. Just as an advance warning, some of the nastier details will
probably only be exposed when distros start shipping the code.


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