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blackfin toolchain 2010R1 development plan

This is the development plan document for the toolchain 2010R1 release.

Toolchain version stays with 4.3.5

schedule

Day Event Comment
Jun. 1, 2010 Pre-release review Clarify what to do for the whole release cycle to all engineers.
Jun. 28 (-ALPHA1) release tag from SVN trunk
Jun. 30 status review Solve block issues in task development and bug fixing.
Jul. 28 (-ALPHA2) release tag from SVN trunk
Jul. 29 status review Solve block issues in task development and bug fixing.
Aug. 20 (-BETA1) release tag from SVN trunk
Aug. 23 status review Evaluate tasks left. These tasks are not able to be done before the code freeze. Make a decision if drop them or delay the code freeze day.
Aug. 30 (-RC1) release Branch 2010R1. No new features on branch and bug fixes after this point only
Sep. 10 (-RC2) release bug fixes only
Sep. 21 (-RC3) release bug fixes only
Oct. 5 (-RC4) release bug fixes only
Oct. 12 test done Toolchain release packets are open for download on the same day when blackfin-linux-dist is open.

File and Tag Prefix Name

Packet name prefix blackfin-toolchain
Major version 2010R1
Minor version RCx, BETAx, ALPHAx (x stands for alphabit number from 1)
SVN Tag name prefix 2010R1-ALPHAx
SVN Branch name 2010R1

There may be further release candidates depending on the severity of the bugs found.

This will up updated as time a schedule permit.