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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).



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