[ovs-dev] [PATCH v2 3/4] release-process: Standardize designation of new LTS releases.

Flavio Leitner fbl at sysclose.org
Tue Oct 6 20:30:23 UTC 2020


On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 04:34:46AM +0200, Ilya Maximets wrote:
> Standardize that we will mark a new release as LTS every two years
> to avoid situation where we have a really old LTS branch that no-one
> actually uses, but we have to support and provide releases for it.
> 
> This will also make release process more predictable, so users will
> be able to rely on it and plan their upgrades accordingly.
> 
> As a bonus, 2 years support cycle kind of aligns with 2 years support
> cycle of DPDK LTS releases.
> 
> Still keeping a window for us to discuss and avoid marking some
> particular release as LTS in case of significant issues with it.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ilya Maximets <i.maximets at ovn.org>
> ---

Acked-by: Flavio Leitner <fbl at sysclose.org>



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