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Re: [PATCH] xen-release-management doc: More info on schedule

On 28.01.2021 17:35, Ian Jackson wrote:
> This documents our practice, established in 2018
>   https://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2018-07/msg02240.html
> et seq
> CC: Jürgen Groß <jgross@xxxxxxxx>
> CC: Paul Durrant <xadimgnik@xxxxxxxxx>
> CC: Wei Liu <wl@xxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <iwj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
>  docs/process/xen-release-management.pandoc | 12 ++++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/docs/process/xen-release-management.pandoc 
> b/docs/process/xen-release-management.pandoc
> index e1aa1eda8f..a5d70fed67 100644
> --- a/docs/process/xen-release-management.pandoc
> +++ b/docs/process/xen-release-management.pandoc
> @@ -15,8 +15,10 @@ that they can have an idea what to expect from the Release 
> Manager.
>  # Xen release cycle
> -The Xen hypervisor project now releases every 8 months. The actual release 
> date
> -depends on a lot of factors.
> +The Xen hypervisor project now releases every 8 months.  We aim to
> +release in the first half of March/July/November.  These dates have
> +been chosen to avoid major holidays and cultural events; if one
> +release slips, ideally the previous release cycle would be shortened.

s/previous/subsequent/ ?

> @@ -33,6 +35,12 @@ During freeze period, the tree is closed for new features. 
> Only bug fixes are
>  accepted. This period can be shorter or longer than 2 months. If it ends up
>  longer than 2 months, it eats into the next development period.
> +The precise release schedule depends on a lot of factors and needs to
> +be set afresh by the Release Manager in each release cycle.  When the
> +release is in March, particular consideration should be given to the
> +Chinese New Year holidaty which will then typically occur curing the
> +freeze, so the freeze should probably be extended to compensate.

s/curing/during/ I suppose, and there's a stray t in "holiday".

Lgtm apart from these - feel free to translate to an ack if you
think one is needed.




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