cvs commit: src/sys/conf

Scott Long scottl at
Tue Jul 12 15:34:46 GMT 2005

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> In message <20050712143312.GA51198%imura at>, "R. Imura" writes:
>>>Well, here's the problem:
>>>Jan:       Spring semester start
>>>Apr - May: Spring semester final exams
>>>Jun:       Large conferences (USENIX, WWDC, etc)
>>>Jul - Aug: European Summer Holiday
>>>Sep - Oct: Fall semester start, security advisory season
>>>Nov - Dec: USA Holidays, religious holidays, fall semester final exams
>>>So the only good time to do a release in in Feb-Mar.
>>At Feb-Mar, we have fall semester final exams for students,
>>end of fiscal year for workers. :-p
> Historically I found that summer vacation was the least awful time
> to do releases _exactly_ because there were fewer people around.

I was being sarcastic and pointing out that there is only one narrow
'ideal' time to do a release.  Of course I forgot the southern 
hemisphere, so there really is no ideal time to do a release.  So
we push forward anyways, deal with the problems that come up, and
thank those who help.


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