CSR FAQ Additions
david.holmes at oracle.com
Mon Apr 1 02:55:31 UTC 2019
Moving this to the csr-discuss mailing list.
Item 1 is useful info but not specific to the CSR process. In fact
"Release Notes" are not AFAIK actually defined by the OpenJDK project,
but rather are a distribution specific artefact. (Which is something
that should probably be corrected!)
Item 2 may already be addressed by some very recent additions Joe made
to the wiki regarding workflow diagrams:
On 29/03/2019 9:51 pm, Adam Farley8 wrote:
> Hi All,
> The CSR FAQ  is a great resource that answers a lot of important
> On reading it, and going through a CSR myself, I've identified two
> points that
> should be added to the FAQ (assuming they aren't detailed elsewhere, and
> just missed them).
> Here's a draft for the two additions.
> ----- Addition 1: underneath "Q: What are common types of feedback for
> the CSR to give?" -----
> Q: How do I create a release note?
> A: By following this process:
> 1) Find the parent bug for the CSR, and add the label
> 2) Create a sub-task via the menu "More -> Create sub-task".
> 3) Use "Release note: " as the title, followed by a few words on the
> nature of the change.
> 4) Fill in the rest of the sub-task with brief details on the parent
> bug's changeset, and include the label "release-note"
> 5) Finally, seek review for the release note before closing it.
> ----- Addition 2 -----
> Q: How do I progress a CSR?
> A: By gathering reviews and moving it through the states until you reach
> "finalized" state.
> Finalized CSRs are automatically reviewed by the CSR board, and they
> will move it through
> to "closed" state once an appropriate resolution has been chosen. Be
> sure your CSR is
> polished and ready for final assessment before moving it into
> finalized state.
> ----- End of Additions -----
> Please review and comment, thanks. :)
> Best Regards
> Adam Farley
> IBM Runtimes
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