The final freeze for Impish Indri has now been reached and we are heading into the final stretch of the release cycle with the release of Ubuntu 22.04 next week.
The current uploads in the queue will be reviewed and either accepted or rejected as appropriate by pre-freeze standards, but anything from here on should fit two broad categories: 1) Release critical bugs that affect ISOs, installers, or otherwise can't be fixed easily post-release. 2) Bug fixes that would be suitable for post-release SRUs, which we may choose to accept, reject, or shunt to -updates for 0-day SRUs on a case-by-case basis. This second case should have SRU bugs filed with the appropriate template, and be referenced from the changelog. For unseeded packages that aren't on any media or in any supported sets, it's still more or less a free-for-all, but do take care not to upload changes that you can't readily validate before release. That is, ask yourself if the current state is "good enough", compared to the burden of trying to fix all the bugs you might accidentally be introducing with your shiny new upload. We will shut down cronjobs and spin some RC images over the next couple of days (possibly Monday) once the archive and proposed-migration have settled a bit, and we expect everyone with a vested interest in a flavour (or two) and a few spare hours here and there to get to testing to make sure we have another uneventful release next week. Last minute panic is never fun. On behalf of the Ubuntu Release Team, -- Łukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak Foundations Team lukasz.zemc...@canonical.com www.canonical.com -- ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce