Ubuntu 10.04 beta 2 freeze now in effect

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at ubuntu.com
Thu Apr 1 03:12:07 BST 2010

Hello Ubuntu developers,

Two weeks on from 10.04 Beta 1, we are now also 1 week out from 10.04 Beta
2, scheduled for April 8 (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LucidReleaseSchedule) -
which means it's time for another beta freeze to start.

During the freeze, all uploads to main must be approved by a member of the
release team [1], so if you have fixes which are important to get in, please
do get in touch as soon as possible.  Uploads to universe require a manual
push through the queue, but are not subject to release management approval.

Issues which are important for the beta release will be tracked by the
release team here:


If you have bugs on this list, please fix them at the earliest possible
opportunity, or (in consultation with other developers and the Ubuntu QA
team) un-milestone them if they are not required for beta. If you have
bugs you think should be on this list, talk with the Ubuntu QA team or the
Ubuntu release team about having them milestoned.

Please also do not lose sight of the list of bugs affecting the release as a


Over the next few days, please pay attention to eliminating
inconsistencies in the archive, including:

    uninstallable packages in main and restricted

    obsolete packages which still have reverse-dependencies

Archive administrators should spend time ensuring that any pending
main<->universe component changes have been processed
Developers, if you are waiting for something on this list, please help out
by filing good main inclusion reports.

Steve Langasek
On behalf of the Ubuntu release team

[1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-release

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