[Ros-release] Reminder: Feb 15 primary freeze

Brian Gerkey gerkey at willowgarage.com
Sat Feb 18 19:39:47 UTC 2012

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 8:28 PM, Ken Conley <kwc at willowgarage.com> wrote:
> The primary freeze date is today.  You can get the relevant frozen
> stacks by running:
> apt-get install ros-fuerte-desktop-full
> The freeze is very important due to the schedule slip.  As a helpful
> reminder, odd-numbered minor versions, such as 1.7, are used to
> indicate unstable development versions. Please release with
> even-numbered minor versions, such as 1.8, to indicate that the stack
> development is now frozen.  FYI: ros_comm is being held at a 1.7
> unstable version until some remaining integrations issues with roslisp
> are fixed.
> Please make sure your release scripts are up-to-date:
> sudo pip install -U rosrelease
> Links:
> http://ros.org/wiki/fuerte/Migration
> http://ros.org/wiki/fuerte/Planning

A further request: please take this opportunity to scrub the issue
tracker(s) for your stack(s).  Now is a good time to fix bugs and
apply patches.  And pay particular attention to those older tickets,
especially the ones with user-supplied patches.


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