PuppetDB 5.0.0 2017-06-27 Release (PDB-3568)

[PDB-3581] Send out announcements (PDB 5.0.0) Created: 2017/06/20  Updated: 2018/09/18  Resolved: 2017/07/21

Status: Closed
Project: PuppetDB
Component/s: None
Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Sub-task Priority: Normal
Reporter: Rob Browning Assignee: Eric Sorenson
Resolution: Won't Do Votes: 0
Labels: None
Remaining Estimate: Not Specified
Time Spent: Not Specified
Original Estimate: Not Specified

Sprint: Hopper/Triage
Release Notes: Not Needed
QA Risk Assessment: Needs Assessment


(Initial planned release date: 2017-06-27)

  • Melissa Stone: update the release google spreadsheet.
  • Update the MSI build targets in the Puppet repo in ext/build_defaults.yaml. This needs to be done for any projects that are to get into the MSI (facter and hiera as of 8/2014)
  • Send the drafted release notes email.
  • If final send to puppet-announce and specific distribution lists (e.g. puppet to puppet-users & puppet-dev).
  • If this release has security implications, also send the release announcement to puppet-security-announce
  • Make a PSA on IRC letting those kiddos know about the new release.
  • Something along the lines of "PSA: facter 1.7.3 now available"


  • Prepare long form release notes and short form release story
  • Packages pushed

Comment by Russell Mull [ 2017/07/21 ]

had the overall announce

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