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 2.11.
Dates subject to change.
2021-02-12 Feature Freeze No new functionality (including modules/plugins) to any code
2021-03-02 Beta 1
2021-03-15 Beta 2 (if necessary)
2021-03-29 Release Candidate 1 (and
2021-04-12 Release Candidate 2 (if necessary)
Ansible Core Team
Improve UX of
ansible-galaxy collectionCLI, specifically as it relates to install and upgrade.
Add new Role Argument Spec feature that will allow a role to define an argument spec to be used in validating variables used by the role.
Bump the minimum Python version requirement for the controller to Python 3.8. There will be no breaking changes to this release, however
ansible-corewill only be packaged for Python 3.8+.
ansible-core==2.12will include breaking changes requiring at least Python 3.8.
Introduce split-controller testing in
ansible-testto separate dependencies for the controller from dependencies on the target.