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The purpose of the following document is to outline the proposed timeline for the upcoming MapServer 8.0 major release. Users planning on upgrading to 8.0 are also recommended to review the MapServer Migration Guide, as it will be updated for the 8.0 release.
We will plan for 2 betas and 1 release candidate (RC) over a 3 week period after the code freeze (1 beta/RC per week each Friday). This will lead us to a final release sometime around 2021-09-03:
Fri. August 6, 2021
Fri. August 13, 2021
Fri. August 20, 2021
Fri. August 27, 2021
Fri. September 3, 2021
Jeff McKenna will act as release Manager (MS RFC 34: MapServer Release Manager and Release Process), as discussed during the 2020-07-07 PSC meeting.
branch-8-0 will be created when the first RC is made available
until then, all code changes should be made into main
Feedback and testing is welcome anytime during the 8.0 release process.