[Bioc-devel] BioC 1.9 release schedule

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Wed Sep 27 01:49:34 CEST 2006


I thought that I had replied early in the day, but I must have sent a
private reply.  Sorry about that folks.

"James MacDonald" <jmacdon at med.umich.edu> writes:
> I was attempting to look at the release schedule this morning, and it
> seems to have disappeared. My university does a lot of caching, so it
> might just be me. Is it really gone?

The recent system upgrade on our webserver caused an issue with the
Wiki which is now fixed.

The release schedule is here:

And since these deadlines are rather important right about now, here
is the text version of the schedule:

 Bioconductor 1.9 Release Schedule

01 September

  * No new packages added to release roster.

05 September


  * Grand feature freeze for R-2.4.0. Alpha versions available daily.

  * Begin daily building of R-2.4.0 for nightly build and recommend
    same for all project developers.

08 September

* Use R-2.4.0 to test your packages.

* First release candidate of annotation packages built and posted to
  devel annotation data repository

* Nightly build switches to the R-2-4-patches branch.

19 September


  * Beta release of R-2.4.0 available.

25 September


  * Stage I Code Freeze: no API changes, no new features.

  * Deadline for packages passing R CMD check without error.

29 September


  * Deadline for packages passing R CMD check without warning.

  * Stage II Code Freeze.  We will be building release repositories
    and testing. *Only* "show-stopper" bugs will be fixed where
    show-stopper is defined by the release team (not package

  * Annotation data packages finalized.

03 October


  * R 2.4.0 is released


  * Build final release repositories

  * Testing install scripts, GUI installation

04 October

* Release of Bioconductor 1.9

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