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Re: Finding a tentative bullseye release date

Hello, everyone

On 4/9/21 2:47 PM, 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.

Great job all around, very exciting.

> 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

Press can do May 1, 8, or  22.

Looking forward already!


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