Upstream Version Freeze

Mark Shuttleworth mark at
Thu Jan 19 10:34:47 GMT 2006

Matt Zimmerman wrote:

>The Upstream Version Freeze for Ubuntu 6.04 (Dapper) begins today,
>2005-01-19.  This first phase of our progressive freeze means that no new
>upstream versions of packages should be uploaded without prior approval, and
>automatic package syncs from Debian will be disabled.
>Manual syncs from Debian (where they do not involve new upstream releases)
>may still be requested by the usual means, and exceptions for new upstream
>versions should be submitted to myself or Colin Watson
><cjwatson at>.
>The full release schedule may be found at
How can we get this sort of stuff into debian-devel-announce gently and
appropriately? So that DD's are aware of our timing?

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