[petsc-dev] petsc release plan for Mar/2023

Satish Balay balay at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Feb 28 08:15:42 CST 2023

Its time for another PETSc release - due end of March.

For this release [3.19], lets work with the following dates:

- feature freeze: March 28 say 5PM EST
- release: March 30 say 5PM EST

Merges after freeze should contain only fixes that would normally be acceptable to "release" work-flow.

I've created a new milestone 'v3.19-release'. So if you are working on a MR with the goal of merging before release - its best to use this tag with the MR.

And it would be good to avoid merging large changes at the last minute. And not have merge requests stuck in need of reviews, testing and other necessary tasks.

And I would think the testing/CI resources would get stressed in this timeframe - so it would be good to use them judiciously if possible.


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