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Re: Finding a tentative bullseye release date

Hey Paul and others!

On Fri, Apr 09, 2021 at 08:47:21PM +0200, Paul Gevers wrote:
>Dear release team, ftpmasters, press team, cd team, d-i team,
>The Release Team believes that the state of bullseye is pretty good.
>Yes, there are some blocking bugs [1] and d-i and shim still need some
>love, but the state is much better than we remembered from the same time
>in buster.
>Last time in the buster release cycle, it took quite a while to pick a
>release date once it was clear that buster could get released. As we
>believe that shorter freeze period are better for the spirit of
>contributors to Debian, we'd like to avoid such an unnecessary delay
>again, and we'd want to pick a tentative release date. We call it
>tentative, because it would be the date where we do the bullseye release
>assuming that the identified issues are resolved by then and that we
>don't find new blocking issues between now and two weeks before that
>proposed date. So, the date would not be the set-in-stone release date,
>but obviously it would become more solid as we get near it.
>We propose to aim for a release date in May. Would either of the
>following work for you and do you have any preference?
>- May  1
>- May  8
>- May 15
>- May 22
>- May 29

So far I'm available for all of those weekends, but for selfish
reasons I'd prefer not to be busy on the weekend of the 29th.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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