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On Sun, Nov 07, 1999 at 06:23:44AM -0800, Kevin Dalley wrote:
> Richard Braakman <dark@xs4all.nl> writes:
> > I was too hasty when declaring this freeze.  Adam di Carlo assured me that
> > the boot-floppies are just not ready yet, and won't be for a number of
> > weeks even if they get help.  Also, the count of release-critical bugs
> > is going back up as fast as it came down.  (I think that many of them
> > are not really release-critical, but there are so many that just
> > evaluating them takes a significant amount of time.)
> One of the best ways of getting the release-critical bugs under
> control is to freeze potato.  As long as we can upload packages, we
> will upload bugs.  If we freeze now, we can reduce the number of bugs
> to a reasonable level over the next few weeks.  By the time
> boot-floppies are ready the bug count will be at a manageable level,
> and potato will be ready for release.

How about a light freeze where we don't accept new packages until the next
unstable. Then atleast we don't age the distribution, and we can still
upgrade packages, and fix bugs.


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