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Re: [Debian Installer] General release plan for RC1

On Friday 13 October 2006 17:50, dann frazier wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 01:41:07PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > I would very much like to see 2.6.18 in testing for rc1.  Looking at
> > the bug page, I don't really see any indication that 2.6.18 is a
> > regression overall wrt 2.6.17, so aside from sorting out the hppa
> > build failure, I would say that 2.6.18 is already ready for us to
> > push in.
> I would really like to see this as well; let me know if I can help by
> updating lkdi packages, etc.

So would I, but I am not going to block the d-i RC1 release by switching 
to 2.6.18 before it is ready to migrate to testing. There is currently at 
least one RC bug open that will prevent that and I've seen various other 
issues flash by over the past week that looked to me like regressions or 
important issues (though maybe not RC).

So, it is too early to start switching lkdi packages. But if in the mean 
time you can do anything to help get the kernel packages into shape...

So, I'll wait until we hear from the kernel team release coordinator (or 
whatever Frederik likes to call himself these days) that 2.6.18 is ready 
for testing. I will then check with RM if that is OK with them as well 
and only then consider when to make the switch for d-i.
The sooner the better and if soon enough we can still use 2.6.18 for RC1.


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