[Pkg-crosswire-devel] Fwd: Feature Freeze this Thursday

Daniel Glassey dglassey at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 23:25:03 GMT 2009

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 11:17 PM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs
<dmitrij.ledkov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Heya
> 2009/2/17 Daniel Glassey <dglassey at gmail.com>:
>> I'm not going to manage to get uploads done to Debian in the next
>> couple of days and anyway, as I've said, they'll be held in the
>> incoming queue until libsword7 is approved so won't be any help for
>> jaunty.
> I had those concerns as well.
>> So have you guys made sure that packages will get picked up from the ppa ok?
> I will finish up libsword now (6 manpages to go). I will tweak the
> package for jaunty,
> I will publish it to REVU and start pinging MOTU's about it. Along
> with Xiphos and others.

Don't panic about the manpages. The packages have been there for about
8 years with no-one wanting to write the pages so they can wait for
later packages. The more important thing is to get the existing
packages upgraded in jaunty, and make sure there are no brown paper
bugs with the binaries.

> So hopefully I will get them by the end of tomorrow.

Thanks :)

>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Steve Langasek <steve.langasek at ubuntu.com>
>> Date: Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 9:23 PM
>> Subject: Feature Freeze this Thursday
>> To: ubuntu-devel-announce at lists.ubuntu.com
>> Dear Developers,
>> A gentle reminder to all that Feature Freeze is scheduled for this Thursday,
>> February 19.
>> This means that all of your Jaunty-targeted specs should be either at Beta
>> Available or Postponed by the end of day on Wednesday.  Please make sure to
>> update the status of your specs.  You should check that packages you care
>> about are at a version suitable for release.
>> Requests for freeze exceptions for main should be filed as bugs in
>> Launchpad against the relevant package (or just "Ubuntu" if the
>> package is not available yet). Once the bug is filed and the necessary
>> information is available, please subscribe the ubuntu-release team.
>> For universe, the motu-release team will approve new packages and upstream
>> version freeze exceptions between now and the Beta.
>> The MOTU release team have also delegated responsibility for a number of
>> package areas to their domain experts:
>>  - Kubuntu: Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)
>>  - Mythbuntu: Mario Limonciello (superm1)
>>  - Xubuntu: Cody Sommerville (cody-sommerville)
>>  - Mozilla Team: Alexander Sack (asac)
>>  - Ubuntu Studio:
>>  Luis de Bethencourt GuimerĂ¡ (luisbg)
>>  Cory Kontros (_MMA_)
>>  - Ubuntu Destkop: Sebastien Bacher (seb128)
>>  - Ubuntu Netbook, Ubuntu MID: Steve Kowalik (StevenK)
>>  - Ubuntu Server: Scott Kitterman (ScottK)
>>  - Edubuntu: Jordan Mantha (LaserJock)
>> If you need a freeze exception for a universe package that falls into one of
>> these categories, you can coordinate directly with the respective delegates,
>> there is no need to subscribe motu-release.
>> Please see this wiki page for full details on freeze exception requests:
>>  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FreezeExceptionProcess
>> Cheers,
>> --
>> Steve Langasek
>> On behalf of the Ubuntu release team

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