The v2019.5 release cycle started in September 2020.

Milestone Date
Start of release cycle 2020-09-01
Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2020-11-12
Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2020-11-16
Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2020-11-19
RC testing 2020-11-20..26
v2019.5 release 2020-11-27

If the release candidate 1 does not successfully pass all required tests, then the issues will be fixed and a new release candidate will be re-tested. This would delay the release, which would be reflected on this page.

See also