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Re: [Pkg-octave-devel] Release Update: arch status, major transitions finished, freeze coming up

You have probably seen HE's release update message in d-d-a@lists.d.o.
We are concerned by this:

* Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt <he@ftwca.de> [2008-06-02 22:26]:

> [sinp]
> Release schedule
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> [snip] 
> Mid of July 2008
>   Full freeze
>     Please don't wait with uploads for the last day before the freeze,
>     thanks.
> [snip]

Several octave-forge packages are currently in SVN waiting for upload:

    ad, ann, database, video, bim, civil-engineering, database, engine,
    fixed, fpl, graceplot, integration, java, jhandles, mapping, msh,
    multicore, nnet, ocs, optim, pdb, secs1d, secs2d, symband, tcl-octave,
    triangular, tsa, vrml, xraylib 

Since the NEW queue processing takes some time (sometimes over two weeks,
not counting eventual rejections), we should try to upload the packages
until the end of June.  This means an upload rate of 10 packages per week.

It's feasible but quite hard.


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