PRs must be raised well in advance of the dates below to have a chance of being included in this ansible-core release.
There is no Alpha phase in 2.13.
Dates subject to change.
milestone branch will be advanced at the start date of each development phase.
2021-09-27 Development Phase 1
2021-12-13 Development Phase 2
2022-02-14 Development Phase 3
2022-03-28 Feature Freeze (and
devel) No new functionality (including modules/plugins) to any code
2022-04-11 Beta 1
2022-04-25 Beta 2 (if necessary)
2022-05-02 Release Candidate 1
Ansible Core Team
ansible-docextended dump support for devtools integration
ansible-galaxyCLI collection verification, source, and trust
Consolidate template handling to always use
Drop Python 2.6 support for module execution
Update the collection loader to Python 3.x loader API, due to removal of the Python 2 API in Python 3.12
Modernize python packaging and installation
The following work has been delayed and retargeted for a future release
Implement sidecar docs to support documenting filter/test plugins, as well as non Python modules