Fw: Daily release are now running every 4h.

Elfy ub.untu at btinternet.com
Wed Aug 14 15:56:05 UTC 2013

On 14/08/13 15:06, Stephen Michael Kellat wrote:
> This is new...
> Stephen Michael Kellat
> Begin forwarded message:
> Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 09:48:33 +0200
> From: Didier Roche <didrocks at ubuntu.com>
> To: ubuntu-phone at lists.launchpad.net,  Ubuntu Development
> <ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com> Subject: Daily release are now running
> every 4h.
> Hey guys,
> Yeah, we need a better name with that cadence change. :)
> So now, the daily release process is run way more often to speed up our
> delivery time to the baseline (every 4h). You will find more
> information at
> http://blog.didrocks.fr/post/Release-early%2C-release-often%2C-release-every-4h%21.
> The particular important piece for upstream can be summed up there:
> * you now have a window of 4 hours before the "tick" to push stuff in
> different trunks in a coherence piece rather than only once a day,
> before 00 UTC.
> * everytime there is an issue with one component/stack, a bug is
> opened, upstream is pinged about it and we write about those on
> https://docs.google.com/a/canonical.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AuDk72Lpx8U5dHFtUmlPOUtCRk8zR2dtaEpIbUVhMmc#gid=3.
> We escalate after 3 days if nothing is fixed by then.
> You can find the schedule of the 4h tick here:
> https://docs.google.com/a/canonical.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AuDk72Lpx8U5dHFtUmlPOUtCRk8zR2dtaEpIbUVhMmc#gid=4
> (look at the X cross for when a build starts)
> I hope that will help to get faster and even more snappier and easy
> delivery!
> Thanks,
> Didier
This is confusing as well as new.

Do they mean that there is no longer a Daily to test - or that there 
will be 6 dailies daily - if you see what I mean.


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