[PTL][release][stable] Pike transitioning to Extended Maintenance phase

Sean McGinnis sean.mcginnis at gmx.com
Sat Apr 6 09:10:08 UTC 2019

On Fri, Apr 05, 2019 at 05:15:36PM -0500, Matt Riedemann wrote:
> On 4/4/2019 3:15 PM, Sean McGinnis wrote:
> > We are actually overdue for Pike to have entered extended maintenance.
> > According to the stable policy, that should happen 18 months after the release
> > [0]. That means we should have made the switch in February, if my math is
> > right.
> >
> > We will need to work through the details to actually put that in effect, but
> > for now I wanted to remind teams that we do not do releases after a stable
> > branch enters this phase. So this is a call for action for any teams that have
> > been backporting fixes that time is short to get a final release out while you
> > can.
> For nova at least we have some stable/pike backports that are held up on
> getting fixes merged on newer branches even up through stable/stein so I've
> been waiting on stable/stein to open up after the GA (next week?) before
> making another review push.

Backports can happen already to stable/stein. We just would not be able to do a
stable release off of there until next week - April 11 to be precise.

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