Release Schedule, Herd 1 and "later" bugs

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Thu Nov 23 11:05:57 GMT 2006

On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 09:24:31AM +0100, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> I think we should take the state of debian/unstable into consideration
> of the freeze date. According the the latest d-d-a update about the
> release, it looks like debian will release in December, but a Release in
> January doesn't look too unlikely as well. I expect that soon after
> release, there will be tons of transitions and updates, and
> debian/unstable could get somewhat unstable and a lot of work for us.
> Therefore I'd propose to keep the Universe Freeze with Main, and then
> reconsider on the basis how the state of debian/unstable is. I expect
> that the state in march will be better than in February, though, but you
> never know.

The automatic syncs will all stop at the same time no matter what; we
don't have a mechanism to differentiate based on component there (and
experience suggests that doing so across the board would probably be a
mistake anyway).

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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