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Re: Proposal for the transition timetable for the move to GIT
On Mon, 2019-12-16 at 13:53 +0000, Joseph Myers wrote:
> > > However, we should also note that stage 3 is intended to last two months,
> > > ending with the move to git
> > > <https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2019-10/msg00143.html>
> > > <https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2019-11/msg00117.html>;, and given that it
> > > didn't start at the start of November as anticipated in the originally
> > > proposed timetable, that implies corresponding updates to all the dates.
> > > By now, enough people are away until the new year that now isn't a good
> > > time for deciding things anyway.
> > The idea was to do it while most people were away to have the least
> > impact. The timeline https://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/GitConversion does say we
> > can slip for logistical reasons the read-only date (2019/12/31) by a
> > few days.
> It was also that doing it at the end of stage 3 would mean the least
> disruption to development for stage 3. That suggests converting over the
> weekend of 18/19 January, given the current stage 3 timings.
My recollection was the timing was meant to land roughly at the stage3-
>stage4 transition. So the question is whether or not we're on target
with that. Based on the regression counts, probably not at this point,
but I'll let the release managers chime in on that point.