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Release Process

Always subject to change, see also the roadmap.

Development Phase

roughly 2 months:

  • ticket review and planning: updating the new milestone page
  • code refactoring and cleanups early
  • beta builds
  • run automated tests

Stabilisation Phase

roughly 1 month - much more for LTS releases:

  • updating the OSX and win32 builds to the latest versions supported (ie: ffmpeg, pillow, etc..)
  • update patches with new offsets
  • check profiling results for regressions (see #797)
  • add new tests (see #847, #177, #660)
  • run with "-d all" and look for exceptions, look for idle events with out any clients connected
  • test against the oldest client and server versions supported
  • whitespace / tabspace cleanup
  • tagging the version in the repository


a few weeks at most - bug fixes only:

  • add to wiki/News page
  • re-assign unfinished tickets to a later milestone if the work is not completed (excluding testing)
  • update wiki/Source and also this page
  • send announcements emails

Maintenance / Stable Updates

Fixes are almost always committed to trunk before landing in other branches, you can find a list of the currently pending fixes here.

The exact schedule of those updates depends mostly on the severity of the issues fixed.

Last modified 22 months ago Last modified on 01/11/17 14:40:55