Final Freeze approaching
steve.langasek at ubuntu.com
Sat Apr 17 09:06:46 UTC 2010
On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 11:31:51AM -0500, Jamie Strandboge wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 03:08 -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > - For packages in universe that aren't seeded in any of the Ubuntu flavors,
> > this final freeze is nominal; packages must be manually accepted by the
> > archive admins, but no additional approval is required. This means that
> > if you *are* trying to get a package in that needs a FeatureFreeze
> > exception, it's important that you get release team approval *first*,
> > because the archive admins are not expected to check for an exception
> > approval before accepting these packages.
> What is the recommended way of determining if something isn't seeded in
> any Ubuntu flavors? I admit I've done little with seeds, so I went to
> SeedManagement then http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/seeds/
> and poked around, but there is a lot to check there. Should I be running
> germinate locally? Pointing me to an appropriate man page or wiki entry
> is enough.
The "sets" column on
<https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/+queue?queue_state=1> should map fairly
reliably to seeded vs. non-seeded packages; packages with a component of
universe or multiverse, with no sets listed, can be assumed not to be seeded
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.
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