wiki:R1/Beta1/StatusAndCoordination

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Release Coordination

Current Task: Final feature additions
Release: R1, Alpha 5
Target ship date: -
Primary Release Coordinator: Augustin Cavalier (waddlesplash)
Secondary Release Coordinators: Adrien Destugues (PulkoMandy)

Tentative Schedule

None

This page acts as a status whiteboard for this release of Haiku. It should contain a list of tasks that need to be completed.

Task List

This is a list of tasks that need to be done in preparation for the R1, Alpha 5 release. Do you see a task that still needs someone to take care of it? Drop a line on the Haiku-Development mailing list.

Initial Planning

taskdueassigneenotesstatus
Finalize release date n/a - - -
Assign testers to components - - -

Software testing team

ComponentAssignedNotesResultsPass/Fail
BeOS Applications - Download random BeOS apps and try to run them keeping a list of issues - -
Package Management- - - -
Random application testing - boot up, do random tasks in 15 minute sessions - -
Random application testing - boot up, do random tasks in 15 minute sessions - -
WebPositive- Holding off Web+ updates until post-branch - -

Hardware testing team

ComponentAssignedNotesResultsPass/Fail
Desktops- 3 - 4 desktops of random generations - -
Desktops - - - -
Graphics Cards- - - -
Laptops- - - -
Laptops - - - -
Wireless network connectivity - - - -
Wired network connectivity - - - -

Build Tasks

taskdueassigneenotes
Assign buildmeister - mmadia? -
Determine distribution structure - - -
Testing - everyone perform testing of potential R1A4 candidate

Release Preparation

taskdueassigneenotes
Find (additional) mirrors - - -
Prepare torrents - - -
Write release notes - - -
Write press release - - -
Determine press plan - - -

Website

taskdueassigneenotes
Update front page artwork - - -
Update download graphic, WonderBrush Graphic - - -
Update/New Screenshots for Slideshow - - -
Sync User Guide - - -
Sync Welcome pages - - -
Sync Release Notes - - ReleaseNotes
Update get-haiku - can do if needed Current Version Information box, misc text
Merge mirror urls - - -

Release

taskdueassigneenotesstatus
Branch the source tree - - - COMPLETE
Backport important bug fixes - - - IN PROGRESS
Tag the final build - - - TODO
Make source available - - r1a5 source location TODO
Distribute final build to mirrors - - - TODO
Distribute final build via torrents - - - TODO

Note, dates are in yyyy-mm-dd format.

Tickets

  • Blockers *must* be fixed before the release
  • Critical items should be evaluated if all the blockers are fixed
  • High items could be fixed but are not required.

Milestone: R1/alpha5