This release will span a single quarter (3 months). We will have a 2.5 week freeze of the master branch. During this time, only bug fixes will be committed.

Release Schedule

2013-08-15 Beginning of 1.7 development phase
2013-09-15 Mid-point of development cycle
2013-10-15 Soft feature freeze. All features should have patches on the list by this date; major features should have initial code committed.
2013-11-06 Hard feature freeze. Tag v1.7.0-rc0, only bug fixes committed after this point
2013-11-21 Tag v1.7.0-rc1
2013-11-25 Tag v1.7.0-rc2
2013-11-27 Tag v1.7.0
2014-02-27 Freeze for 1.7.1
2014-03-03 Tag v1.7.1
2014-07-14 Freeze for 1.7.2
2014-07-21 Tag v1.7.2

Known issues

Targeted Features



See the ChangeLog/1.7 for full details.