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Re: gc-improv merge plan (will need trunk freeze)


On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 2:07 AM, Laurynas Biveinis
<laurynas.biveinis@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all -
>
> All the patches from gc-improv merge have been approved. Due to the
> scope of the changes, the merge will need trunk freeze. Thus I am
> planning to do it next Tuesday, at 7am CEST. The freeze should last
> about 2-3 hours.
>
> Alternatively I could also do the merge tomorrow at the same time, but
> I cannot give the 48h notice then. So unless I get a green light for
> tomorrow's merge, the next Tuesday it is.
>
> Here is the overview of the branch:
> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2010-04/msg00414.html

Major merges should not freeze the trunk for hours but for a day.  We
should ensure that the trunk is quiescent before the merge and allow
other developers to update and test before intermixing other patches.

Thanks, David


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