Hi, this is an update on the timeline to release 5.0.4+edu1 and a request for writing a press release about it. On Donnerstag, 11. März 2010, Holger Levsen wrote: > > the following has been done: > > > - Send out a call for translations of d-e-install NOW - we dont have > > > any string changes planned, right? > > > > > > - commits to trunk need to be suited for lenny(-test). If that is not > > > possible, either commit the patch to the Debian bts or copy the last > > > tag which is in our lenny to branches/lenny/$package and then commit to > > > trunk. Putting the patch in the BTS is prefered, as else trunk and > > > branch need to be kept in sync. > > > > > > - NEW packages for lenny-test must be in squeeze (with whatever > > > version). > > > > > > - To move a package to lenny, the same version must be in sid at least. > > > > debian-edu-config, debian-edu-install and shutdown-at-night have newer > > versions in our lenny-test than in sid. Please upload newer versions to > > sid, I suggest to use non ~svn versions and also upload to lenny-test. > > This has happened as well. > > > > - At freeze time the packages will be moved from lenny-test to lenny, > > > after that only fixes for bug of priority 1 and regressions compared to > > > 5.0.4+edu0 are acceptable. > > I expect to do this (^) tomorrow. > > > This will probably happen on the 4th or 5th of march only: > > > - Release rc1 and start drafting the international press announcement > > > on the 3th. Everything above has happened now, rc1 is available. > I now plan to release rc1 and start drafting the international press > announcement on saturday, the 13th. This should be done now, I suggest to use http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu/PressReleases/5.0.4+edu1 > Current estimates: if issues are found in rc1 (but not in rc2..), the 24th > is the last upload day for d-e-i and d-e-d for new translations, final > release on the 26th. This estimate/plan is still valid, the release wont be done until the press release is finished (though). > And the following after that: > > > - Party. > > > > > > - Release of national and local press releases. > > > > > > - More party! > > > > > > - Maintainance mode after edu1 means: updates to the documentation and > > > its translations (via the d-e-doc package), security fixes, mostly via > > > Debian, important bugfixes if non-intrusive, mostly via Debian. make a > > > 5.0.X+edu2 release if needed. > > > > As said: > > > - This timeline is a guideline, which we aim to match. We release when > > > everything is ready. > > * Emphasize the last paragraph�* > > > cheers, > Holger
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