Re: Freeze Please?
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 01:08:30PM -0700, Barak Pearlmutter wrote:
> Been quite a while since the last major release.
Sounds familiar. :-)
> Many major components of the system have been substantially upgraded.
> Testing is working quite well, both the dist and the process.
But glibc is holding back almost 4 months' work in unstable. Expect major
changes (gcc 3.2 transition comes to mind), which means more time needed
to iron out bugs.
> Everyone is back from winter vacation and settled in.
> Shouldn't we be starting to freeze?
It's been hitting -20C (-4F) around here; I'm pretty frozen already. ;-)
> (Okay, I know libc6 is in trouble with no light at the end of the
> tunnel. Is it worth holding up the release? Release Manger, raise
> our spirits!)
And just how would we release with RC bugs still stuck in libc6? (No
sarcasm, just wondering if you knew something I didn't.)
PNP = Plug 'N' Pray