How to target bugs and features to future Ubuntu releases
robbie at ubuntu.com
Tue Dec 14 15:23:11 UTC 2010
One word to describe my feelings on this....Hallelujah!!!!!
On Thu, 2010-12-09 at 12:15 -0600, Kate Stewart wrote:
> For those of you who target bugs and features to releases, you may have
> noticed that there is now an o-series and p-series available. This means
> that it is now possible to target bugs and features to future Ubuntu
> releases, something we couldn't easily do before. Many thanks to the
> launchpad team for making this available, to help with our release
> management!!! :)
> The purpose of these future release planning buckets is so we can track
> bugs and features. If we figure out we're not going to be able to get
> some bugs fixed or some features implemented in natty, but don't want to
> lose track of them and we can now indicate when they should get worked
> on. Please note that code can not be uploaded to the future releases
> though, until they become active.
> The use of the milestone "later" was used historically by some to
> indicate a bug or feature should be looked at in the future, but it
> lacked release-level granularity, and was inconsistently applied. The
> introduction of release+1 (o-series) and release+2 (p-series), will
> provide more granularity, and help us track things a bit better.
> When Natty is released, o-series will become the active release (with
> the appropriate keyword ;)), and code/fixes can start being assigned to
> it then. When o-series becomes active development release, a q-series
> planning bucket will be introduced. Going forward we'll be looking to
> keep a release+1 and release+2 available on a rolling basis.
> If you have any questions, please let me know. I'll be starting to work
> through the WIKI pages to update them to document this, so if you find a
> reference that looks like it needs updating, feel free to point it
> out. :)
> Thanks, Kate
Robbie Williamson robbie at ubuntu.com
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