FreeBSD 8.1 Release Process
This is the release schedule for FreeBSD 8.1. For more information about the release engineering process, please see the Release Engineering section of the web site.
|Initial release schedule announcement||-||01 April 2010||Release Engineers send announcement email to developers with a rough schedule.|
|Release schedule reminder||-||Weekly||Release Engineers send reminder announcement e-mail to developers with updated schedule.|
|Code freeze begins||24 May 2010||25 May 2010||Release Engineers announce that all further commits to the stable/8 branch will require explicit approval. Certain blanket approvals will be granted for narrow areas of development, documentation improvements, etc.|
|BETA1||28 May 2010||27 May 2010||First beta test snapshot.|
|releng/8.1 branch||10 June 2010||14 June 2010||Subversion branch created, propagated to CVS; future release engineering proceeds on this branch.|
|RC1||11 June 2010||14 June 2010||First release candidate.|
|RC2||25 June 2010||26 June 2010||Second release candidate.|
|RELEASE build||09 July 2010||17 July 2010||8.1-RELEASE built.|
|RELEASE announcement||TBD||23 July 2010||8.1-RELEASE press release.|
|Turn over to the secteam||TBD||30 July 2010||RELENG_8_1 branch is handed over to the FreeBSD Security Officer Team in one or two weeks after the announcement.|
Status / TODOhttp://wiki.freebsd.org/Releng/8.1TODO
- FreeBSD 8.1 release engineering wiki page, which includes todo lists, scheduling information, binary compatibility information, and more.
- FreeBSD Release Engineering website
Last modified on: May 15, 2021 by Allan Jude