Proposed IcedTea6-1.5 Release

Lillian Angel langel at
Mon May 18 19:43:50 PDT 2009

Lillian Angel wrote:
> Lillian Angel wrote:
>> Lillian Angel wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I would like to have a release in the new future, which includes the 
>>> new b16 update and several important improvements to the plugin.
>>> Any objections or suggestions?
>>> Cheers,
>>> Lillian
>> There is still quite a bit of work to be done for the upcoming 1.5 
>> release, but I have cloned the main repo: 
>> It has not been tagged yet, but continue to commit to the main repo 
>> and I will update the 1.5 one when we are ready to go. 
> I have removed this release branch from the server. Too much effort 
> was being duplicated. Since this is a major release, all release work 
> will be based on the main repo using the rc style of tagging. In the 
> case of having a minor release, a separate branch will be created.

I should clarify. Minor releases are based on the most recent release + 
relevant patches added. This is the only reason there is a need for a 
separate branch- to avoid mix up with other commits since the release it 
will be based on.

> There is no "freeze" policy. Once everyone agrees that a release 
> candidate is golden, it will be the final release.
> Does this work for everyone? I am open to suggestions.
> Lillian

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