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Re: Squeeze Frozen, NOT

On Tue, Mar 02, 2010 at 10:28:57PM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Tue,02.Mar.10, 11:15:19, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > On Mon,01.Mar.10, 17:46:11, Stephen Powell wrote:
> > 
> > > Since the resources are fixed at $0 (donated free labor) and the time
> > > interval is fixed at one year, the release goals go out the window.
> > > You just can't eat your cake and have it too.
> > 
> > I don't think this is a fair comparison. Yes, it is free donated labor, 
> > but it doesn't mean that it's worth $0!
> Hmm, I think I misunderstood your original comment, let me retry:
> With the same amount of resources (the same number of DDs), but less 
> time of course you have to cut somewhere. One possibility would be 
> reducing the amount of new features, as in not package the absolutely 
> latest version of softwares, but focus on versions that are already 
> known to be stable.
> It seems though that the lenny -> squeeze migration will not be the 
> easiest as there are several major changes that you just can't avoid 
> (ex. KDE3 -> KDE4) and probably this is why the freeze date has been 
> postponed.

According to Marc Brockschmidt, the desired target for a freeze is no more
than 300 RC bugs. That leaves 577 to go, and counting up most recently.
Maybe another year?

Kind Regards,


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