[ovs-dev] Point releases

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Oct 11 17:47:58 UTC 2018

On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 10:13:41AM -0500, Terry Wilson wrote:
> Just curious what the schedule/process for doing point releases was? I
> noticed that there are 100 patches in branch-2.9 after 2.9.2 and 70 in
> branch-2.10 after 2.10.0. Is it just kind of "when it seems right?" I
> ask because there was python-ovs patch that we'd like to get into a
> release (it's been backported) to fix some networking-ovn CI gate
> issues. (Also, I'd love to get the P"Work around Python/C JSON unicode
> differences" fix reviewed and in...hint, hint...) :)
> I can always do a 'dev' release of python-ovs on PyPI, but if there
> was going to be a point release soon anyway, I figured I'd just wait
> for the process as that would be a lot cleaner. Thanks.

It's really just "when it seems useful".  We're currently overdue for
2.10.1.  I think Justin has been planning to do the release for a while
but he's unavoidably out for a few days.  Probably will happen when he's

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