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2012R2 linux development plan for Blackfin

This is the development plan document for the 2012R2 Linux release for Blackfin.

Linux kernel version bumps to 3.5. Linux distribution is based on buildroot distribution release 2012.08.

schedule

Day Event Comment
Aug. 1, 2012 Porject start Clarify what to do for the whole release cycle to all engineers.
Nov. 31, 2012 BETA release Tag 2012R2-BETAx on GIT trunk
Dec. 31, 2012 RC1 release Branch 2012R2. Tag 2012R2-RC1. No new features on branch and bug fixes after this point. ICC resource management support is included. V4L2 720P camera is enabled. WVGA/LCD display driver is ready.
Jan. 10, 2013 RC2 release bug fixes only
Jan. 25, 2013 RC3 release bug fixes only
Feb. 1, 2013 RC4 release bug fixes only
Feb. 10, 2013 test done Release packets are open for download.

File and Tag Prefix Name

Packet name prefix blackfin-buildroot
Major version 2012R2
Minor version RCx, BETAx(x stands for alphabit number from 1)
GIT Tag name prefix 2012R2-RCx
GIT Branch name 2012R2

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