Subject: [ansible-devel] Ansible 2.4.0 RC1 is ready for testing

Hi all, we're happy to announce that Beta1 for 2.4.4 is now available
for testing.

How do you get it?

The tar.gz of the release can be found here:
SHA256: 5ab0a3869f5db07e233b5b05941290f3ccf0dc12519aab230dd4ae48bfff44b1

You can also test against the git repository as follows:

$ git clone
$ cd ansible
$ git checkout v2.4.4-0.1.beta1

You can then source our testing script:

$ . hacking/env-setup

or you can build your own .tar.gz (output will be dist/ansible-

$ make sdist

If you discover any errors, or if you see any regressions from
playbooks which work on 2.4.3 and prior, please open a Github issue
and be sure to mention you're testing against this release candidate.


A few notes:
* A message about the 2.4.4 release schedule and what to expect for
releases after 2.4.4:!topic/ansible-devel/d5UiHIq7HtI
* Changelog for 2.4.4 beta1


Toshio Kuratomi