GNU Health/Release Process

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Introduction to the GNU Health Release Process[edit]

GNU Health stable versions (those with even minor number, eg 1.2.3) .
Starting from version 3.0, stable versions are released approximately every 12 months (on a Sunday).

Stages of the Release Process[edit]

For each version, around two months before the actual release, GNU Health enters in a feature freeze stage, and a month before, Health enters in code freeze stage. At this moment, a Release candidate version is created; and the demo community server updated and the translator teams notified.

Upcoming Release Schedule[edit]

The next stable GNU Health version will be 3.0.0.

Event Expected date Comments
Feature freeze October 18th 2015
Code freeze December 20th 2015

November 22nd 2015

Release 3.0.0 January 10th 2016

December 20th 2015

Security fixes[edit]

The period of security fixes for a stable version is determined by the next two stable GNU Health releases. For instance, security fixes for series 2.4 will end when version 2.8.0 is released.

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