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


On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 1:51 PM, David Edelsohn <dje.gcc@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Yes, I'd say we freeze late on Monday and unfreeze on Wednesday.

Richard.

> Thanks, David
>


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