This release will use R-3.3.1 (Bug in Your Hair) unless 3.3.2 comes out in time (would need to be at least 1 week before release day though).
Deadline for new package submissions.
All packages conform to Bioconductor guidelines.
.db0 packages available for developers.
Deadline for packages passing ‘‘R CMD build’’ and ‘‘R CMD check’’ without error.
Bioconductor Feature Freeze: no API changes to BioC.
No new packages added to BioC release roster.
Deadline for annotation package contributors to upload updated packages.
Stop release (BioC 3.3) builds. Commits to this branch will be disabled.
Deadline for packages passing ‘‘R CMD build’’ and ‘‘R CMD check’’ without warning. Some warnings will be accepted, clarification on the bioc-devel mailing list.
Annotation data packages finalized.
Start rebuilding/checking workflows.
Bioconductor release candidate. Package maintainers should limit changes to “show-stopper” bugs and documentation improvements.
Package NEWS files updated. Latest NEWS will be collated and included in release announcement.
Creation of the BioC 3.4 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.
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