final freeze next week

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Fri Sep 10 12:10:27 BST 2010

On Friday, September 10, 2010 05:45:47 am Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 10:45:33AM +0200, Alex Fiestas wrote:
> > On 09/10/2010 10:37 AM, Rohan Garg wrote:
> > > Hi
> > > Ill take care of kdepim 4.4.6 as soon as i get home, so that is
> > > covered, just need someone to sponsor it later ;)
> > 
> > Hey, We are going to release a new RC of bluedevil today, which in
> > theory will be the last.
> Great.  Nice to have upstreams watching our mailing list too :)
> > Will be any problem to update to the final release event if it is after
> > the freeze? We promise to commit only atomic patches which contain
> > atomic fixes.
> After the freeze it gets less likely we can update to it.  We don't
> release until October 10th, but it depends if there's a suitable
> guarantees that it won't cause problems and if there's a suitable gap
> in the CD building/testing process.

After release, our ability to update for fixes becomes much more limited, but 
we can fix important bugs:

Assistance from upstream is generally important to get the right patch down to 
the minimally invasive change.

Scott K

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