Ubuntu 7.10 beta approaching

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 12:34:58 UTC 2007

hplip-gui is marked as a binary-only demotion to Universe. Should it not 
stay in main, only not being on the Ubuntu and Xubuntu desktop CDs? On 
Kubuntu it should be even seeded to get onto the CD, as Kubuntu ships 
the needed python-qt3 by default.


Colin Watson wrote:
> The Ubuntu 7.10 beta release is approaching, scheduled for 27th
> September (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GutsyReleaseSchedule). Please refer
> to the milestone overview in Launchpad for a list of remaining items:
>   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+milestone/ubuntu-7.10-beta
> This shows fix-released bugs too; I suggest sorting by assignee then
> status to produce a more digestible list.
> 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
> about having them milestoned.
> The beta freeze will begin on 20th September; after that point uploads
> will require approval from the release team, which will generally only
> be granted if they fix beta-critical bugs. The toolchain freeze begins
> now; toolchain changes require approval from the release team.
> Over the next few days, please pay attention to eliminating
> inconsistencies in the archive, including:
>   http://people.ubuntu.com/~ubuntu-archive/testing/gutsy_probs.html
>     uninstallable packages in main and restricted
>   http://conflictchecker.ubuntu.com/possible-conflicts/gutsy/
>     undeclared Replaces or Conflicts (contact Robert Collins or Michael
>     Vogt about false positives or if you need help)
> Archive administrators should spend time ensuring that any pending
> main<->universe promotions and demotions have been processed
> (http://people.ubuntu.com/~ubuntu-archive/component-mismatches.txt). If
> you are waiting for something on this list, please help out by filing
> good main inclusion reports.
> Good luck!

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