Archive frozen for Gutsy release

2007-10-05 Thread Steve Langasek
Hi all, We continue to roll on towards release of Gutsy, and as of today the archive is now frozen. Many thanks to all whose contributions have gotten us to this point! This freeze means that the only uploads that will be accepted for gutsy between now and release are uploads fixing specific,

upcoming Hardy Alpha 1

2007-11-24 Thread Steve Langasek
/PackageArchive#Consistency, as this is important for both installation and upgrade testing. Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

status of Hardy Alpha 1

2007-11-28 Thread Steve Langasek
not be expected until Friday. We'll keep you informed as things progress. -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Hardy Alpha 1 released

2007-12-01 Thread Steve Langasek
releases, and other interesting events. http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce Bug reports should go to the Ubuntu bug tracker: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS Debian Developer

Main frozen for Alpha 5

2008-02-19 Thread Steve Langasek
, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntustudio-dev/ubuntu-seeds/ubuntustudio.hardy [2] https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-core-dev/ubuntu-seeds/xubuntu.hardy [3] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2008-February/000378.html

Hardy Alpha 5 released

2008-02-22 Thread Steve Langasek
, alpha releases, and other interesting events. http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce Bug reports should go to the Ubuntu bug tracker: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing

Reminder of upcoming User Interface Freeze for Hardy

2008-02-27 Thread Steve Langasek
need to be approved by the release team, and the documentation team notified, so that we can ensure the documentation remains accurate for the release. Please try to have any major changes to user interfaces uploaded before then. Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team

Main frozen for Alpha 6

2008-03-03 Thread Steve Langasek
- Launchpad will not be your safety net. Packages that are not seeded on the CDs (i.e., most packages in universe, with the exception of UbuntuStudio[1] and Xubuntu[2] packages) may be uploaded as usual - bearing in mind that the Feature Freeze is also now in effect[3]. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek

Alpha 3 freeze ahead

2008-07-18 Thread Steve Langasek
of the release team know so that they can be added to the technical overview at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IntrepidIbex/TechnicalOverview. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2008-January/000363.html [2] https

Main frozen for Alpha 3

2008-07-22 Thread Steve Langasek
are appropriate - Launchpad will not be your safety net. Packages that are not seeded on the CDs (i.e., most packages in universe, with the exception of UbuntuStudio[1] and Xubuntu[2] packages) may be uploaded as usual. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https

Feature Freeze in place; Alpha 5 freeze ahead

2008-08-29 Thread Steve Langasek
#Consistency. Finally, if you know of new features in Intrepid that you think should be highlighted for Alpha 5, let me or another member of the release team know so that they can be added to the technical overview at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IntrepidIbex/TechnicalOverview. Thanks, -- Steve

Intrepid Alpha 5 released

2008-09-05 Thread Steve Langasek
) carrying announcements of approved specifications, policy changes, alpha releases, and other interesting events. http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce Bug reports should go to the Ubuntu bug tracker: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf

UI Freeze in place, Alpha 6 freeze ahead

2008-09-12 Thread Steve Langasek
/PackageArchive#Consistency. Finally, if you know of new features in Intrepid that you think should be highlighted for Alpha 6, let me or another member of the release team know so that they can be added to the technical overview at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IntrepidIbex/TechnicalOverview. Thanks, -- Steve

intrepid release freeze approaching

2008-10-14 Thread Steve Langasek
any questions about this process, please follow up to the ubuntu-devel mailing list. Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Main frozen for Alpha 1

2008-11-18 Thread Steve Langasek
for Jaunty, it's possible that this first milestone will not be ready on Thursday, but we will do our best to have it out as close to schedule as possible. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https

Jaunty Alpha 2 released

2008-12-19 Thread Steve Langasek
events. http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce Bug reports should go to the Ubuntu bug tracker: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com

Jaunty Alpha 3 released

2009-01-16 Thread Steve Langasek
/ubuntu-devel-announce Bug reports should go to the Ubuntu bug tracker: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu

Main frozen for Alpha 4

2009-02-03 Thread Steve Langasek
- Launchpad will not be your safety net.[1] Packages that are not seeded on the CDs (i.e., most packages in universe, with the exception of UbuntuStudio, Xubuntu, and Mythbuntu packages) may be uploaded as usual. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https

Feature Freeze in place; Alpha 5 freeze ahead

2009-02-18 Thread Steve Langasek
/TechnicalOverview. Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2009-February/000533.html [2] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2008-January/000363.html [3] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-release

Main frozen for Alpha 5

2009-02-24 Thread Steve Langasek
are appropriate - Launchpad will not be your safety net.[1] Packages that are not seeded on the CDs (i.e., most packages in universe, with the exception of UbuntuStudio, Xubuntu, and Mythbuntu packages) may be uploaded as usual. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https

Ubuntu 9.04 beta approaching

2009-03-18 Thread Steve Langasek
for something on this list, please help out by filing good main inclusion reports. Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Ubuntu 9.04 beta freeze now in effect

2009-03-19 Thread Steve Langasek
as possible. Uploads to universe require a manual push through the queue, but are not subject to release management approval. Issues which are important for the beta release will be tracked by the release team here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/jaunty/+bugs?field.milestone=2203 Thanks, -- Steve

Announcing the Release Candidate for Ubuntu 9.04 on ARM

2009-04-19 Thread Steve Langasek
The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the Release Candidate for Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop edition for the ARM architecture. Codenamed Jaunty Jackalope, 9.04 continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux

Announcing Ubuntu 9.04 for ARM

2009-04-23 Thread Steve Langasek
The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop edition for ARM processors, continuing Ubuntu's tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. This first, community-supported ARM release of Ubuntu supports

Alpha 1 freeze ahead

2009-05-09 Thread Steve Langasek
://wiki.ubuntu.com/KarmicKoala/TechnicalOverview. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2008-January/000363.html [2] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-release/+members -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu

Main frozen for Alpha 2

2009-06-09 Thread Steve Langasek
are appropriate - Launchpad will not be your safety net. Packages that are not seeded on the CDs (i.e., most packages in universe, with the exception of UbuntuStudio, Xubuntu, and Mythbuntu packages) may be uploaded as usual. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team signature.asc

Karmic Alpha 2 released

2009-06-11 Thread Steve Langasek
. http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce Bug reports should go to the Ubuntu bug tracker: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce

Karmic Alpha 4 freeze ahead

2009-08-07 Thread Steve Langasek
/KarmicKoala/TechnicalOverview. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2008-January/000363.html [2] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-release/+members -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce

Main frozen for Alpha 4

2009-08-11 Thread Steve Langasek
that are not seeded on the CDs (i.e., most packages in universe, with the exception of UbuntuStudio, Xubuntu, and Mythbuntu packages) may be uploaded as usual. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https

Karmic Alpha 4 released

2009-08-13 Thread Steve Langasek
: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Feature Freeze this Thursday

2009-08-24 Thread Steve Langasek
in the past. Look for this list to arrive by Thursday. 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 -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce

Feature Freeze in place; Alpha 5 freeze ahead

2009-08-26 Thread Steve Langasek
/TechnicalOverview. Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2009-August/028794.html [2] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2008-January/000363.html [3] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-release/+members

Main frozen for Karmic Alpha 5

2009-09-01 Thread Steve Langasek
that are not seeded on the CDs (i.e., most packages in universe, with the exception of UbuntuStudio, Xubuntu, and Mythbuntu packages) may be uploaded as usual. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com

Karmic Alpha 5 released

2009-09-03 Thread Steve Langasek
/ReportingBugs Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

UI Freeze in place for Karmic

2009-09-10 Thread Steve Langasek
, text strings, or UI designs that will be made between now and the release, and please make such changes only where necessary. -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman

Karmic Alpha 6 freeze ahead

2009-09-13 Thread Steve Langasek
of the release team know so that they can be added to the technical overview at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KarmicKoala/TechnicalOverview. Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2008-January/000363.html [2] https

Main frozen for Karmic Alpha 6

2009-09-14 Thread Steve Langasek
, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Karmic Alpha 6 released

2009-09-17 Thread Steve Langasek
to the Ubuntu bug tracker: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Ubuntu 9.10 beta freeze now in effect

2009-09-24 Thread Steve Langasek
as possible. Uploads to universe require a manual push through the queue, but are not subject to release management approval. Issues which are important for the beta release will be tracked by the release team here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/karmic/+bugs?field.milestone=12715 Thanks, -- Steve

karmic release freeze approaching; FTBFS packages need attention

2009-10-14 Thread Steve Langasek
. Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Archive frozen for preparation of Ubuntu 9.10

2009-10-15 Thread Steve Langasek
://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/karmic/+bugs If you have bugs which you believe should be listed there but aren't yet, please get in touch with me or another member of the release team. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel

Lucid Alpha 1 freeze ahead

2009-12-06 Thread Steve Langasek
know so that they can be added to the technical overview at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LucidLynx/TechnicalOverview. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2008-January/000363.html [2] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu

Main frozen for Alpha 1

2009-12-09 Thread Steve Langasek
are appropriate - Launchpad will not be your safety net. Packages that are not seeded on the CDs (i.e., most packages in universe, with the exception of UbuntuStudio, Xubuntu, and Mythbuntu packages) may be uploaded as usual. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel

Lucid Alpha 1 released

2009-12-10 Thread Steve Langasek
/ReportingBugs Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Main frozen for Alpha 2

2010-01-11 Thread Steve Langasek
of UbuntuStudio, Xubuntu, and Mythbuntu packages) may be uploaded as usual. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Lucid Alpha 2 released

2010-01-14 Thread Steve Langasek
/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce Bug reports should go to the Ubuntu bug tracker: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com

Feature Freeze in place; Alpha 3 freeze ahead

2010-02-18 Thread Steve Langasek
be highlighted for Alpha 3, let me or another member of the release team know so that they can be added to the technical overview at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LucidLynx/TechnicalOverview. Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel

Main frozen for Alpha 3

2010-02-23 Thread Steve Langasek
of UbuntuStudio, Xubuntu, and Mythbuntu packages) may be uploaded as usual. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Lucid Alpha 3 released

2010-02-25 Thread Steve Langasek
Bug reports should go to the Ubuntu bug tracker: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs Enjoy, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel

UI Freeze in place for Lucid; changes to the freeze exception process

2010-03-04 Thread Steve Langasek
freeze exceptions remain the same, and as always are documented at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FreezeExceptionProcess Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team signature.asc Description: Digital signature -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce

Re: Ubuntu 9.10 beta freeze now in effect

2010-03-12 Thread Steve Langasek
should spend time ensuring that any pending main-universe component changes have been processed (http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/component-mismatches.txt). Developers, if you are waiting for something on this list, please help out by filing good main inclusion reports. Thanks, -- Steve

Ubuntu 10.04 beta 1 freeze now in effect

2010-03-12 Thread Steve Langasek
should spend time ensuring that any pending main-universe component changes have been processed (http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/component-mismatches.txt). Developers, if you are waiting for something on this list, please help out by filing good main inclusion reports. Thanks, -- Steve

Lucid Beta 1 postponed to Friday

2010-03-18 Thread Steve Langasek
so we can complete our understanding of the remaining boot-time issues affecting Beta 1 and make Beta 2 truly spectacular! Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman

Ubuntu 10.04 beta 2 freeze now in effect

2010-03-31 Thread Steve Langasek
inclusion reports. Thanks, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team [1] https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-release -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list ubuntu-devel-announce@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

binary removals of unbuildable packages in lucid

2010-04-03 Thread Steve Langasek
that manage to get building again. And if you don't get the package building again before release but a fix comes along post-release, these packages are also candidates for the SRU process[2]. Cheers, -- Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS Debian Developer

Final Freeze approaching

2010-04-12 Thread Steve Langasek
for further bugfixes after the final release by way of the SRU process[2]. Point releases for Ubuntu and Kubuntu LTS will be made at roughly six-month intervals, with the first expected in July 2010 to address any critical issues not identified or fixed in time for the 10.04 LTS release. Cheers, -- Steve

Archive frozen for preparation of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

2010-04-17 Thread Steve Langasek
of packages that fail to build in Lucid. Please help us to make 10.04 LTS the best release possible by pitching in to resolve these build failures: http://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/ubuntu_ftbfs.cgi Cheers, -- Steve Langasek On behalf of the Ubuntu release team -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing

Multiarch in Oneiric for developers

2011-08-16 Thread Steve Langasek
and the Canonical partner archive) will no longer be available or usable on amd64 without i386 support enabled. Have a dreamy upgrade, -- Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world. Ubuntu

Raring Feature Freeze now in effect

2013-03-07 Thread Steve Langasek
to come talk to us on IRC (#ubuntu-release). A reminder that next week will also be the Beta1 release for flavors that opt in to it.[2] Thanks, -- Steve Langasek on behalf of the Ubuntu Release Team [1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FeatureFreeze [2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RaringRingtail

Changes to build-dependency handling in Ubuntu xenial beyond

2016-04-08 Thread Steve Langasek
Other than that, we expect this to be a fairly uneventful transition, and hope you find the new rules simplify your Ubuntu development work at least a little bit. Onward the xenial release! -- Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS Debian Developer

Removing 32-bit powerpc architecture from future Ubuntu releases

2016-12-21 Thread Steve Langasek
to plan a migration off of this architecture. On behalf of the Technical Board, -- Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world. Ubuntu Developerhttp

A follow-up on 32-bit powerpc architecture

2017-03-16 Thread Steve Langasek
, -- Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world. Ubuntu Developerhttp://www.debian.org/ slanga...@ubuntu.com vor...@debian.org

Artful Aardvark (to be 17.10) feature freeze

2017-08-26 Thread Steve Langasek
of the archive, not about precisely how things got there. Happy bugfixing, -- Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world. Ubuntu Developerhttp://www.debian.org

Cosmic Cuttlefish (to be 18.10) feature freeze

2018-08-24 Thread Steve Langasek
things got there. Happy bugfixing, -- Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world. Ubuntu Developer https://www.debian.org/ slanga...@ubuntu.com

Bionic Beaver (to be 18.04) feature freeze

2018-03-01 Thread Steve Langasek
an exception. If you add a debian/patch that adds a new feature, or enable one via build flags then you do. We care about the content of the archive, not about precisely how things got there. Happy bugfixing, -- Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS Debian