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Why Do We Release openSUSE on Thursdays - or Why Do We Slip?

Oct 23, 2008, 12:31 (0 Talkback[s])

"The usual process we use can be summarized as follows:

Friday afternoon our build team (it's called actually "autobuild team" - autobuild standing for automatic builds and I’ll use that phrase here) reviews and checks in all the packages in the review queue. Note: Since our autobuild team is located in Germany, all times are Nuernberg local time: Friday afternoon translates to Friday 15:00 CET/CEST (depending on season) and Monday evening to Monday 18:00 CET/CEST.

Over the weekend the submitted, reviewed and checked-in packages are building - and also packages using these.

So, monday morning a first test build is created to assess the state of the build. This is just a basic installation test to see that the installation work flow is ok and that the packages itself install. If we encounter any bugs during this, these are reported via bugzilla."

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