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.
2023-10-16 Development Phase 1
2023-12-18 Development Phase 2
2024-02-19 Development Phase 3
2024-04-01 Feature Freeze (and
devel) No new functionality (including modules/plugins) to any code
2024-04-08 Beta 1
2024-04-29 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 2.7 and 3.6 support for module execution
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: