PRs must be raised well in advance of the dates below to have a chance of being included in this ansible-core release.
Dates subject to change.
milestone branch will be advanced at the start date of each development phase.
2023-05-01 Development Phase 1
2023-06-26 Development Phase 2
2023-08-07 Development Phase 3
2023-09-18 Feature Freeze (and
devel) No new functionality (including modules/plugins) to any code
2023-09-25 Beta 1
2023-10-16 Release Candidate 1
The beta and release candidate schedules allow for up to 3 releases on a weekly schedule depending on the necessity of creating a release.
Ansible Core Team
Drop Python 3.5 support for module execution
Drop Python 3.9 support for controller
Add support to
ansible-docfor collections to declare new plugin types
Preserve display context when proxying display over the queue
TaskExecutorto not unnecessarily establish persistent
ansible-connectionwhen not needed
Remove deprecated functionality
Decrease incidental integration tests
Add controller type hinting for discrete areas of the code
Decrease testing sanity ignores
Update ansible-test container images and VMs
Update ansible-test dependencies
The following work has been delayed and retargeted for a future release: