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A page to keep track of engineers doing Besu releases, as well as roughly how long the release process is taking. 

Release DateCutoff DateRelease VersionExecutorApproverRelease CoordinatorTime Taken
Jan 5
21.10.6SallyJustinSally1h
Jan 14
21.10.7SallyDannoSally3h (cherry picking)
Jan 17
21.10.8SallyDannoSally1h
Jan 19
21.10.9JustinGaryJustin1.5hr
Jan 27
22.1.0-RC3GarySallyGary1.5hr
Jan 31
22.1.0-RC4FrankSallyLucas1.5hr
Feb 17
22.1.0

Lucas/Sally

1.3hr so far (cherry picking)

1.5hrs updating canaries

Feb 25
22.1.1 (bi-weekly)Danno


Mar 15
22.1.2 (bi-weekly)FrankSallyFrank2.5h (1.5h spent fixing DCO)
Mar 31
22.1.3 (bi-weekly)StefanFrankStefan1.75hr
Apr 13 
22.1.4 (bi-weekly)Lucas


April 4
22.4.0-RC1JustinKarimJustin1.5hr
Apr 28th
22.4.0-RC2Gary


May 4th
22.4.0LucasSally?1h release
1.5h updating canaries
May 18th

22.4.1 (bi-weekly)

(merge-ready ropsten)

JasonSimon/SallyJason3hr (merging in flaky test fix, codeql oom, manifest docker step failed)
May 27th (early)
22.4.2 (bi-weekly)Gary


June 15 (might move up)
22.4.3 (bi-weekly)JustinStefanJustin2hr, cherry picking a pr revert.
July 6
22.4.4 (patch)Gary


July 6
22.7.0-RC1Sally 


July 20
22.7.0-RC2DannoGary

July 27
22.7.0-RC3GaryJustin, Meredith

Aug 3
22.7.0DannoGary

Aug 22
22.7.1JustinDanno

Sept 7
22.7.2GaryDanno

Merge Only Cherrypicks

Sep 21
22.7.3GaryJustin
Mainline
Sep 26
22.7.4JustinFabio
off-cycle release
Oct 5
22.7.5JustinGary
off-cycle release


22.7.6GaryJustin

Oct 19
22.7.7FabioJustin/Gary

Oct 6
22.10.0-RC1GaryJustin
Mainline
Oct 19
22.10.0-RC2GaryFabio

Nov 2
22.10.0FabioKarim

Nov 16
22.10.1  release not done because burn-in testing not satisfactory - following 22.10.x releases updatedJason


Nov 30

22.10.2

22.10.1

GaryJason

Dec 3
22.10.2GaryJustin
Hotfix for SEGFAULTs on 22.10.1
Dec 14Dec 9 PST

22.10.2

22.10.3

Jason


Dec 28

23.1.0-beta

22.10.4

Gary

Beta - Not released as production ready. Will include EOF 

Jan 11


23.1.0-RCxGary

start from main, cherry pick until done on 25th

For further releases, see Release Rotations 2023

Volunteers

  • Jiri
  • Karim
  • Danno
  • Justin
  • Gary
  • Sally
  • Stefan
  • Lucas
  • Jason
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2 Comments

  1. Is "Engineer 2" in the simplest case the person who approves the merge PR?

  2. "Executor" and "Approver?"