[IMPORTANT] Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) FinalFreeze and KernelFreeze *THIS* Thursday, September 16th
robbie at ubuntu.com
Tue Sep 14 21:30:56 BST 2010
On Tue, 2010-09-14 at 13:29 -0400, Andrew SB wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Robbie Williamson <robbie at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > universe/multiverse: please look at
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2008-April/025259.html for details.
> Hi all,
> I'm just hoping for a little clarification from the release team on
> Universe/un-seeded packages. The cited e-mail refers to approval from
> motu-release through out, i.e.:
> "During FinalFreeze, every upload to universe/multiverse will need to be
> approved by motu-release. To enforce this, no uploads will pass the queue
> of the archive admins, unless a proper granted exception is present."
The cited email link was taken from wiki.ubuntu.com/FinalFreeze, which
is apparently out of date :/
> Of course, motu-release no longer exists. Are exception expected to
> now be granted by ubuntu-release? If so, this is a change from the
> Lucid cycle AFAICT, and should be explicitly stated not left for us to
> infer. In Lucid, Steve Langasek, on behalf of the release team, 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 is still the case. I will update /FinalFreeze to reflect this as
Thanks for catching this!
> Andrew Starr-Bochicchio
Robbie Williamson robbie at ubuntu.com
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