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Re: Lenny release plans

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 10:21:16PM -0300, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 10:50:09AM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:

> > Can we leave most of the mirrors in place, and just add dedicated m68k  
> > mirror / package list for the patched m68k packages? I.e. if we can use  
> > something from main, don't bother duplicating?
> Probably, but we'll need to rebuild d-i anyway if we want to use a
> separate mirror list.

The debian-installer package only buildds out of lenny now, which is why
it's currently listed as n-f-u. Fixing the mirror list and building the
package, shouldn't be a big deal once lenny's operational (I hope).

> [...]
> >>> 10. Maybe offer the same services to other ports that are not
> >>> releasing with lenny since the infrastructure will already be in
> >>> place.
> >
> > Separate admins needed here?
> It's probably good to remember that debian-ports already exists...

Although we aren't admins afaik.

> Something entirely different: Debconf is being followed by quite a few
> people through the video streams (see http://video.debconf.org:8000/ if
> you care to peek), and I was thinking that it could be a good idea to
> set up a stream such as that one in Kiel, too. If we can get a camera
> with Firewire-connection and a desktop that's powerful enough and has
> enough diskspace to store the recording (13G per hour), and the network
> connection is good enough (don't expect that to be a problem at a
> university) then that would give us two benefits:
> - videos for posterity (we'll probably be able to convince holger that
>   it's a good idea to host them on meetings-archive.debian.net)
> - allowing those who can't make it to Kiel to join to some extent
>   through IRC and the video stream.
> What do other people think?

Works for me.



Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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