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[[Samba Release Planning]]
The regular Samba3 release cycle intends a new major release
 
every nine month. Each release series turns into maintenance mode
 
when the next major release is out. Maintenance mode means that only
 
severe bugs and security issues will be fixed. For your convenience,
 
the next to last series will be turned into a security fixes only mode.
 
 
That means, a series is
 
*nine months fully supported,
 
*another nine months in the maintenance mode,
 
*nine months in the security fixes only mode.
 
 
In total, each series is maintained for a period of approximately 27 months.
 
 
'''Example:'''
 
 
If 3.5 is the current release series, 3.4 is in maintenance mode,
 
3.3 in the security fixes only mode and the maintenance of 3.2 has been
 
stopped with the release date of 3.5.0.
 
 
Each series can have any number of desired minor release.
 
These will be scheduled on demand.
 
 
*[[Release Planning for Samba 3.0]] - discontinued
 
*[[Release Planning for Samba 3.2]] - discontinued
 
*[[Release Planning for Samba 3.3]] - discontinued
 
*[[Release Planning for Samba 3.4]] - security fixes only
 
*[[Release Planning for Samba 3.5]] - maintenance mode
 
*[[Release Planning for Samba 3.6]] - '''current series'''
 

Revision as of 09:32, 16 October 2012