oVirt 4.1 Release Management

Key Milestones

Date Milestone
2016-12-01 oVirt 4.1 Beta1 - Feature Freeze
2016-12-21 oVirt 4.1 Beta2 - String Freeze - Stable branch creation
2017-01-23 oVirt 4.1 RC1
2017-01-26 oVirt 4.1 RC2
2017-02-01 oVirt 4.1 GA Release

Translation Status

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Release Criteria

Alpha Release Criteria

  1. MUST: All sources must be available on ovirt.org
  2. MUST: All packages listed by subprojects must be available in the repository

Beta Release Criteria

  1. MUST: Release Notes have feature-specific information: oVirt 4.1 Release Notes
  2. MUST: Alpha Release Criteria are met
  3. MUST: Supported localizations must be at least at 70% of completeness for being included in the release
  4. MUST: All accepted features must be substantially complete and in a testable state and enabled by default – if so specified by the change

Candidate Release Criteria

  1. MUST: Beta Release Criteria are met
  2. MUST: All test cases defined for each accepted feature must be verified and pass the test for the build to be released
  3. MUST: All lower-level components must be available on supported distributions at required version [1]
  4. MUST: No known regressions from previous releases should be present
  5. MUST: Each subproject must allow upgrade from a previous version, either providing documented manual or automated upgrade procedures
  6. MUST: All features working on previous release must still work in the new release if not dropped as deprecated