[Mono-dev] Mono 2.6.x

Andrew Jorgensen ajorgensen at novell.com
Tue Feb 23 12:32:51 EST 2010

Just a reminder: If you've been assigned a bug or you know of a bug
that's been fixed and needs to be backported please do so before the end
of this week.  There's a good chance we'll try to release 2.6.3 from the
2.6 branch early next week.  The QA team is still testing this branch
but testing doesn't fix bugs, it can only find them.  Please do your

On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 10:57 -0700, Andrew Jorgensen wrote:
> Hello Happy Coders,
> We are planning to make a new release from the 2.6 branch in the near
> future (probably before the end of the month?).  If there are bugs that
> you know ought to be backported (customer issues, regressions, and
> embarrassments especially) please do so in the next week or so.
> As you backport please keep in mind that we are trying to stabilize the
> 2.6 branch.  Be conscientious and thorough and use your own best
> judgment in your area of expertise and consult your colleagues where you
> have doubts.  Also don't neglect other platforms like Mac, Windows, and
> Linux s390x.  2.6.x will eventually be used as a Novell-supported
> release for the Mono Extension for SLE and other products.
> We will be doing some testing of the 2.6 branch during this time.  If QA
> approaches you regarding a bug please remember that we will also need
> time to verify the fix after you check it in.  In other words: please
> give us any priority you can.  And don't forget to close bugs as you fix
> them and file them as you find them.
> Hmm, I should get someone to fix the booc crasher on x86_64...  Oh and
> thanks so much to those who pitched in to get our Xen x86_64 crasher
> fixed!
> Best Regards,
> Andrew Jorgensen
> Release / Packaging Guy
> Novell, Inc.

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