Ansible-core 2.14

Release Schedule

Expected

PRs must be raised well in advance of the dates below to have a chance of being included in this ansible-core release.

Note

Dates subject to change.

Development Phase

The milestone branch will be advanced at the start date of each development phase.

  • 2022-05-02 Development Phase 1

  • 2022-06-27 Development Phase 2

  • 2022-08-08 Development Phase 3

Release Phase

  • 2022-09-19 Feature Freeze (and stable-2.14 branching from devel) No new functionality (including modules/plugins) to any code

  • 2022-09-26 Beta 1

  • 2022-10-17 Release Candidate 1

  • 2022-11-07 Release

Note

The beta and release candidate schedules allow for up to 3 releases on a weekly schedule depending on the necessity of creating a release.

Release Manager

Ansible Core Team

Planned work

  • Data Tagging

  • Implement sidecar docs to support documenting filter/test plugins, as well as non Python modules

  • Proxy Display over queue from forks

  • Move handler processing into new PlayIterator phase to use the configured strategy

  • Convert FieldAttribute to data descriptors to avoid complex meta classes

  • Drop Python 3.8 support for controller

  • Enforce running controller code with the Python locale and filesystem encoding set to UTF-8

Delayed work

The following work has been delayed and retargeted for a future release:

  • N/A