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Re: Timeline for potato

On Wed, Dec 29, 1999 at 06:55:24PM +0100, Rainer Dorsch wrote:
> The timeline is great! But I think it should be continued. As experience 
> shows, shortly after releasing potato (or even shortly after freezing potato), 
> kernel 2.4 and XFree 4.0 will appear.
> Should there be a potato update in this case or is Debian seriously wanting to 
> shorten release cycles?

Actually, I hope to retire as release manager once potato is released.
I want to get back to hacking on my own projects :)

I expect that the next release cycle will be a lot shorter, though.
The new kernel and xfree are big packages, but they won't affect
every other package the way a glibc upgrade does.

Richard Braakman

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