Re: BSP Marathon (or: helping releasing etch in-time)
* Martin Zobel-Helas <firstname.lastname@example.org> [060529 23:37]:
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> As you should all know, we had some bug squashing parties before
> the release of Debian 3.1 "sarge". These were quite effective,
> especially when they were centered around a meeting in real life. This
> led me to the proposal of a row of BSP this fall, helping to prepare
> the release of Etch.
> Naturally, fixing RC bugs is needed all the time. The BSPs we are
> planning will be focused on some sub-systems, so to help to release
> etch, *you* need to fix RC bugs all the time, so finish reading this
> mail, choose an RC bug and try to fix it!
> What we're planning at the moment are three (or more) weekends with BSPs
> at different locations in parallel, each time with a different emphasis:
> 11.08.06-13.08.06: Testing d-i and fixing bugs in the installation
Debian-Edu/Skolelinux will organise this in Guetersloh Germany
> 08.09.06-10.09.06: Testing upgrades from pre-release etch and sarge and
> fix remaining bugs
> 06.10.06-08.10.06: Fixing remaining bugs in core packages
> At the moment, we still haven't found hosts for all real life BSPs - so
> please check out if you can organize something. Please use  for
> coordination! There is also a small howto  with facts to think about
> before organizing a real life BSP.
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