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Re: [DISCUSS] Feature freeze for Flink 1.6

I assume that we reached a silent consensus here. I will then announce the
feature freeze date on the dev mailing list.


On Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 6:31 PM Till Rohrmann <trohrmann@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Dear community,
> as discussed in the Flink 1.6 feature thread [1], the proposed release
> date of *end of July* for Flink 1.6 is getting closer. Since we need a
> release manager I would first of all volunteer for it.
> With Flink 1.5, the community invested a lot of time into release and test
> automation. This helps us to cut down the release overhead considerably.
> However, I would still plan for a bug fixing and testing period of two
> weeks to be on the safe side.
> Given this testing period, I would propose to do the feature freeze on the
> 15th of July 23:59 CET in order to keep the release date. This means that
> we would cut the Flink 1.6 release branch on this date and no more feature
> contributions would be accepted for this branch.
> I know that not all of the features the community is working on are
> completed yet. But don't worry, since the community wants to release more
> often with shorter release cycles, features which won't be completed for
> Flink 1.6 will then be shipped with Flink 1.7.
> What do you think concerning the proposed feature freeze?
> [1]
> http://apache-flink-mailing-list-archive.1008284.n3.nabble.com/DISCUSS-Flink-1-6-features-td22632.html
> Cheers,
> Till