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Re: Towards d-i wheezy beta 3

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 12:07:46AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
>tiny wrap-up for beta 2: the release happened one week after the
>prospective date. Some tiny delays on various fronts added up and
>explain that, but the overall results don't seem too bad to me.
>That's why I'm going to propose the same timing for beta 3: 3 weeks for
>development and bug fixes (let's call it a “merge window”), 1 week for
>dealing with udeb-related unblock requests, building/testing images and
>preparing release announcement.
>The FTP Team Sprint is scheduled 2012-09-14 → 2012-09-21, but that
>should still leave enough time for development.
>Dates would be:
>  2012/09/29-30: d-i wheezy beta 3 merge window closes.
>  2012/10/06-07: d-i wheezy beta 3 is released.
>Features expected to be merged:
> - UEFI support (Steve). Before anyone asks, and as far as I can tell:
>   it's not about supporting secure boot.
> - IPv6 support in d-i (Philipp).
> - Possibly more xz-related unblocks (Ansgar).
>If anybody wants to see something land into this release, it would be
>nice to mention it now instead of after the end of the merge window.

I'd like to get my EFI changes merged, please. A small set of
changes in d-i packages, plus minor bootloader updates. The biggest
change is a tweak to the d-i build process for debian-cd_info.tar.gz
(to add EFI images).

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"You can't barbecue lettuce!" -- Ellie Crane

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