Fwd: Preparing for 14.04.4 release on Feb 18

flocculant at gmx.co.uk flocculant at gmx.co.uk
Sun Feb 14 14:05:10 UTC 2016

Following on from this.

We now have builds available for testing at


Those links will work until there is a rebuild - generally the Trusty .4 
milestone tests can be found on


Thanks all

On 10/02/16 10:42, flocculant at gmx.co.uk wrote:
> -------- 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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