2.1.0

12/25/2013

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ReleaseEngineering210

see also version independent topics.

https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/8288

Ruby 2.1.0

  • Status: developing
  • release manager: naruse
  • ABI Version: 2.1.0

NOTE: this schedule is DRAFT

  • Declared next version is 2.1.0
    • done at 2013-02-23
  • bump version.h
  • RubyKaigi
    • 2013-05-30 - 2013-06-01
  • Call for Feature Proposals
  • preview 1
  • Dead line of adding big feature
    • scheduled: 2013-09-30
    • can't introduce big feature after this
  • reviewing features: 1 month
  • preview 2
    • released: 2013-11-23
    • feature freeze
  • bug fix only: 1 month
  • Release Candidate
    • released: 2013-12-21
    • create ruby21_0 branch
    • don't fix after this unless a critical bug is found
  • fix only critical bugs: 2 week
  • Release
    • scheduled: 2013-12-25

Notable changes

  • VM (method cache)
  • RGENGC
  • refinements
  • syntax
    • Decimal Literal
    • Frozen String Literal
    • def's return value
  • Bignum
    • GMP
  • String#scrub
  • Socket.getifaddrs
  • new Rubygem

Checklist for Releasing

  • without baseruby
  • ruby-build
  • cross compile

FAQ

Why RC is only once

  • naruse thought RC should be Literally Release Candidate.

Can I commit to ruby21_0?

No.
Without release manager's explicit permission, you can't backport.

ref: https://wiki.freebsd.org/Releng/9.0TODO

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