latest Wily ISO is over a month old

Iain Lane laney at
Tue Jul 7 15:24:02 UTC 2015

Hi Adam,

On Tue, Jul 07, 2015 at 11:01:26AM -0400, Adam Dingle wrote:
> I've been thinking about upgrading to Wily, but I see that the latest 64-bit
> ISO is dated June 3rd, over a month ago:
> Can I infer that no daily build has passed tests since then, and that Wily
> is not yet stable?  Or is there some other reason why this ISO is so out of
> date?

It's because the smoke testing hasn't been passing, for example see the
(quite cryptic) output on

...which we will look at fixing soon-ish (we've already started checking
on it). With the usual YMMV caveats of running an early stage release,
you could try an image from

and see how you get on. I don't know of any bugs that would prevent you
from giving it a go, but obviously I'm not exactly sure yet why it
failed. I personally risked it an installed a pending image two weeks
ago and I'm still here. :)


Iain Lane                                  [ iain at ]
Debian Developer                                   [ laney at ]
Ubuntu Developer                                   [ laney at ]
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