Re: Release Dates
> If the necessary projects are completed before that date, we can freeze.
> (It will probably not happen exactly on that day).
> What remains to be done:
> - Fix lots of release-critical bugs. We should be down to a number
> that can reasonably be fixed with NMUs or package removals in one week.
> I'd like to have a bugfixing team standing by for this. Volunteers?
> - Prepare new bootdisks. As far as I know there are still problems fitting
> Linux 2.2 and glibc 2.1 on them, and debian-boot needs help.
- Work on debian-cd package for potato is needed. This package (the cvs tree)
is not ready for potato.
> - Create a release plan, detailing the steps from freeze to release.
> I will take the initiative for that this week.
> - Figure out what to do about C++ incompatibilities. I don't think this
> issue has been raised yet. Right now it looks like potato will be
> completely incompatible with slink for C++ programs. We can no longer
> build the slink compatibility libraries on potato systems.
> In addition, there must be working powerpc bootdisks if we're going to
> release powerpc.
Powerpc has the same problem as all other architectures: the size of the
floppies. The rest is more or less ready (some docu is missing).