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Re: [HEADS UP] Freeze for 2020Q2 and new rules for 2020Q3
The freeze for pkgsrc-2020Q2 is over. You can commit again.
A branch announcement will follow in the next days.
On Mon, Jun 22, 2020 at 09:26:45AM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> The freeze for pkgsrc-2020Q2 has started now.
> On Thu, Jun 18, 2020 at 12:52:48PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I'll start the freeze for pkgsrc-2020Q2 on Monday, June 22 (before
> > noon UTC depending on my availability), going for one to two weeks.
> > The usual freeze rules apply -- no infrastructure changes or updates
> > of packages that are used by other packages without prior
> > approval by pkgsrc-pmc.
> > Leaf updates are fine (especially security updates), but please also
> > direct your energy into fixing broken packages -- see e.g.
> > https://mail-index.netbsd.org/pkgsrc-bulk/2020/06/17/msg019110.html
> > or
> > https://mail-index.netbsd.org/pkgsrc-bulk/2020/06/17/msg019111.html
> > (both x86_64) or
> > https://mail-index.netbsd.org/pkgsrc-bulk/2020/06/17/msg019106.html
> > (aarch64) for some targets.
> > I'd also like to point out that in the interest of stability of
> > branches, starting after 2020Q2, the following rules will be in
> > effect:
> > http://www.pkgsrc.org/quarterly/
> > In particular, this restricts updates of packages that have caused
> > major breakage in the past to the first half of the quarter.
> > Thanks,
> > Thomas
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