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Re: String freeze: unofficially started

Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> writes:

> * Otavio Salvador <otavio@debian.org> [2008-08-27 10:17]:
>> Another option would be we do a release and have a RC2 with transltion
>> updates and bug fixes only after that. What others think about it?
> I think it would be nice to have a rc2 to fix some bugs, but I'm not
> sure this is realistic given how long it takes to get a d-i release
> out of the door (even if there are only minor changes; uploading
> everything, building the images, building CDs, etc all takes quite a
> bit of time).

A bugfix only release is not that hard to do. Most of work should be
reduced since few modules would be change (I hope). Anyway, our main
blocker now to make a RC1 is the transition to 2.6.26 that is not
complete for all architectures yet.

> Can you propose a realistic timeline for rc1 + rc2, so we know that
> we're talking about?

I'll prepare it and post it later today or tomorrow.

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