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Re: Attempted Progress Report: Sarge

On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 01:59:14PM -0500, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> debian-installer:
>   * in good shape on i386
>   * work in progress on hppa, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc

And alpha.  We probably have a handful more rounds of bugs to squash
before we get to the point of a clean install, so it may not make the
cut for beta2, but hopefully soon thereafter.  At the very least, we
have CD images building daily.

> apache:
>   * Ready to go in

> php4:
>   * Needs #225036 dealt with

225036 does need to be dealt with, but shouldn't hold up the propagation
of the many other packages currently waiting on php4, because php4-pear
was also unusable in woody.  Anthony, if you agree, what's the best way
to get britney to recognize this as an ignorable bug?  Perhaps I should
be (re)opening a second RC bug regarding the existing woody/sarge

>   * As this message shows, sarge is actually approaching release; if the
>     lm-sensors, KDE, GNOME, and glibc issues were dealt with, sarge could
>     probably be released for i386 in about two weeks (by removing remaining
>     RC-buggy packages).

GNOME in particular seems to be getting needful attention, and it
shouldn't be much longer before we have a usable metapackage for sarge
(since that seems to be one of the more common complaints of users
testing the installer, currently :).

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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