This release will use R-3.4.0 (“You Stupid Darkness”).
Announce deprecated / defunct packages for BioC 3.5.
Start building/checking workflows in R devel.
Deadline for new package submissions.
.db0 packages available for developers.
Maintainers update package NEWS files. Latest NEWS will be collated and included in release announcement.
Deadline for packages passing ‘‘R CMD build’’ and ‘‘R CMD check’’ without errors or warnings. Some warnings will be accepted, clarification on the bioc-devel mailing list.
Deadline for workflows to build successfully.
Bioconductor release candidate. Package maintainers should limit changes to “show-stopper” bugs and documentation improvements.
Identify additional packages to be deprecated in Bioconductor 3.5. This includes packages with no Landing Page (have not built this devel cycle) or those with errors and unresponsive maintainers.
Packages ‘deprecated’ in Bioconductor 3.4 are marked as ‘defunct’ and removed from the nightly builds for Bioconductor 3.5. See End of Life for details.
Creation of the BioC 3.5 release branch. Development can resume on trunk, but changes there will not be part of the release.
Build final release repositories.
Test install scripts, GUI installation.
Build AMIs for release and devel
Build Dockers for release and devel
Update Chef recipes
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