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Re: potato late, goals for woody (IMHO)

On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 06:51:03AM -0700, Kenneth Scharf wrote:
> My god! it's been over a year since slink was released
> and potato is still frozen.  Yes, I agree don't
> release it till all the bugs are gone.  However may I
> suggest something.  After potato is stable, and the
> 2.4 kernel is out (feature)freeze woody at at once
> with the new kernel and start the release process for
> woody.  This will allow Debian to play catch up with
> the rest of the (linux) world.  

I disagree. We need several things for woody before release, IMO. Glibc
2.2, gcc3(maybe even with libstdc++3), binutils 2.10, *and* kernel 2.4.

If we freeze woody immediately, only thing we get is an unstable kernel
(since everyone knows the kernels don't settle in till a x.x.5 release or

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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