GNU Health/Release Process

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Introduction to the GNU Health Release ProcessEdit

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 ProcessEdit

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 ScheduleEdit

The next stable GNU Health version will be 3.2.0.

Event Expected date Comments
Feature freeze October 2th 2016
Code freeze December 4th 2016
Release 3.2.0 January 8th 2017

Security fixesEdit

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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