Re: Stable/oldstable release management - introduction
On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 11:03:10PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> I've been talking with Branden privately about helping out with updates
> for Woody and Sarge.
> As my knowledge of X is currently limited to the user side and my
> knowledge of C is even less, we ended up with the option of me handling
> what Branden called "release management" for the old releases, hopefully
> freeing up time for him and others to concentrate on getting Xorg into
> I've already got commit access to the repo and done a successful trial
> rebuild of 4.1.0-16woody6, so I guess now that I actually am a DD
> (account is 2 weeks old ;-) and Sarge has released I should make good on
> my offer.
> I'm probably going to need some (a lot of?) help the first time around, so
> please bear with me.
> The other area in Debian I am currently involved with is the installer; I
> don't have any packages to my name.
Great to have you onboard! For those who don't know Frans, he is one of
the great triumvirate of the new installer (along with joeyh and Christian
Perrier) and he's also the mastermind behind the sarge release notes. I'm
excited to have you helping out here too.
- David Nusinow