[IMPORTANT] Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) FinalFreeze and KernelFreeze *THIS* Thursday, September 16th

Robbie Williamson 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is apparently out of date :/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!

> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2010-April/000705.html
> Thanks!
> Andrew Starr-Bochicchio

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