Fwd: Preparing for 14.04.4 release on Feb 18

Bruce Pieterse dev at otq.za.net
Sat Feb 20 13:08:46 UTC 2016

On 12/02/2016 08:03, Narcis Garcia wrote:
> I hope this bug's fix is backported to Trusty some day:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/899878

Hi Narcis,

I'm currently setting up a testing environment. I should hopefully have 
this fix back ported to trusty in the next week or two.

Hang in there. :)

> On 11/02/16 01:06, Erick Brunzell wrote:
>> Just a heads-up. As you can see 14.04.4 has been delayed another week
>> and hopefully the trusty-proposed repos will be disabled in the iso's by
>> Saturday. This is important because I'm tracking two bugs that I believe
>> may be fixed with packages from proposed but still present w/o proposed.
>> Also, just as Adam says, this is not something we can opt out of! I'll
>> do my level best to cover things on the testing end but we absolutely
>> need someone to handle the electronic ink. It would be nice to know
>> who's going to do this before the last minute.
>> Lance
>> -------- Forwarded Message --------
>> Subject: 	Preparing for 14.04.4 release on Feb 18
>> Date: 	Wed, 10 Feb 2016 03:16:49 -0700
>> From: 	Adam Conrad <adconrad at ubuntu.com>
>> To: 	ubuntu-release at lists.ubuntu.com
>> CC: 	ubuntu-quality at lists.ubuntu.com
>> For starters, people may note that the date in the subject is a week
>> later than they were expecting.  Due to a lack of testing of the HWE
>> stack, and a few other compounded issues (like my being ill), I'm
>> delaying the release until the 18th, prefering having it done right,
>> rather than having it done quickly.
>> With that said, here's the general plan:
>> 1) If you haven't already smoketested some dailies to make sure your
>>     flavour is working alright with the HWE stack, please do so now.
>> 2) If you have last minute fixes that affect the live session or the
>>     installer, get them in the queue now and bring my attention to
>>     them.  Anything that doesn't fit those two categories will likely
>>     not make it into the point release (but will be fine as SRUs as
>>     usual after the release).
>> 3) I will be promoting the HWE stack to -updates and switching the
>>     ISO builds to exclude -proposed by the end of the week, and we
>>     can consider any images produced over the weeked as RCs for the
>>     point release.
>> 4) Testing in the first few days of next week should lead us to a
>>     set of images we're confident about releasing on Thursday.
>> Remember that *all* flavours signed up to be LTS flavours for trusty,
>> so do find some people to test, and remind your counterparts from
>> other flavours that they're on the hook for giving us a pass/fail,
>> and do be good citizens and help out where people are lacking in the
>> right hardware or manpower to test a specific image.
>> ... Adam
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All the best,


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