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blackfin linux development plan

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

kernel version stays with kernel 2.6.34.x

schedule

Day Event Comment
May. 31, 2010 Pre-release review Clarify what to do for the whole release cycle to all engineers.
Jun. 29 (-ALPHA1) release tag from SVN trunk
Jul. 1st status review Solve block issues in task development and bug fixing.
Jul. 30 (-ALPHA2) release tag from SVN trunk
Aug. 2nd status review Solve block issues in task development and bug fixing.
Aug. 30 (-BETA1) release tag from SVN trunk
Sep. 1st 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.
Sept 25 (-RC1) release Branch 2010R1. No new features on branch and bug fixes after this point only
Oct. 12 (-RC2) release bug fixes only
Oct. 31 (-RC3) release bug fixes only
Nov. 15 (-RC4) release bug fixes only
Dec. 1st test done Release packets are open for download.

File and Tag Prefix Name

Packet name prefix blackfin-linux-dist
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.