Cosmic Cuttlefish (to be 18.10) feature freeze

Simon Quigley tsimonq2 at
Fri Aug 24 17:15:14 UTC 2018

On 08/24/2018 11:59 AM, Andreas Hasenack wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 1:52 PM Steve Langasek
> <steve.langasek at> wrote:
>> Dear Developers,
>> As per the release schedule, Cosmic is now in Feature Freeze.
>> Ideally you will all now be focusing on bug fixing and not on getting
>> new features into the release.
>> As is the custom, packages that have been uploaded to cosmic-roposed prior
>> to the feature freeze deadline, but have gotten stuck there, remain
>> candidates for fixing between now and release.
> Does this custom apply to NEW packages as well? For example, I had
> squid (which replaces squid3) uploaded on monday Aug 20th
> (,
> but it's still in NEW.
> Besides the source package rename, (squid3 -> squid), it is also a new
> major version (3.5 -> 4.1).

I don't speak for the Release Team, but in my experience as an Ubuntu
Developer, Feature Freeze doesn't apply to things already in
devel-proposed and NEW packages.

Simon Quigley
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