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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen Project Security Process Whitepaper v1 is ready for community review

On Wednesday, 27 June 2018 7:19:58 PM AEST Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 27.06.18 at 06:05, <netwiz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Right now, we're at a stage where we could probably justify a new release
> > of 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, and 4.10 due to the depth of XSAs contained within
> > that can't be patched on top of the release archive.
> 4.7.6 and 4.8.4 are imminent anyway, and 4.9.3 is due in about a
> month's time (I'll send a respective call for pointing out missing
> backports once I've flushed out my own queue). There's not going to
> be another release off the 4.6 branch, at least not one organized by
> XenProject. Even us meaning to do so for 4.7 is only because of the
> circumstances.
> As mentioned before - personally I'm not fancying to do more frequent
> stable releases.

Surely we are able to automate the majority of the process?

I could imagine that with a regular release schedule, it could be refined 
enough to automatically package the current git branch based on just 
committing a tag.

Steven Haigh

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