The v2021.5 release cycle started in January 2022.

Milestone Date
Start of release cycle 2022-04-01
Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2022-05-11
Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2022-05-18
Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2022-05-25
RC testing 2022-05-26..06-08
v2021.5 release 2022-06-09

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