As previously announced, the 1.8.1 branch has entered the driver control
phase of the release, and all patches not already approved will now
require approval1.8.1 before checkin. Branch drivers will be meeting
daily to triage nominations and handle approvals.
As a general rule, please ensure that patches have all required reviews
and have been landed on the trunk *before* requesting branch approval.
We would also ask that reviewers comment on whether a patch is suitable
Please direct questions or concerns to the dev.planning post with the
Initial branch drivers (subject to revision):