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Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 13:24:55 +1000 From: Anthony Towns <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Potato revision 1 --sm4nu43k4a2Rpi4c Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Hi guys, I'm going to blithely assume the -cd and -boot and any other interested folks are watching. Here's what I'm thinking for r1, anyway. I'm thinking a timeframe of a couple of weeks, so around the last week of September and the first week of October. I'm thinking we'll want to include: * security updates that missed r0 (big surprise) * recompiled binaries on, eg, arm that were out of date or ususable * any bug fixes the boot-floppies people have come up with * new boot-floppies / base.tgz's for all arches to match the fixes and any base package updates * source updates to some base packages like xviddetect (these'll need to be recompiled on all architectures, and done before boot-floppies are rebuilt) * source updates to various packages that had known important bugs that were fixed too late for r0 (these'll also need to be recompiled for all architectures) * updated release notes I'm also inclined to let in a couple of interesting, non-essential, bug-free packages that didn't make potato r0. I think the following rules are reasonable: * only allowing at most a handful of packages fitting this description * the package should have no RC bugs * there should be something particularly interesting and worthwhile about the package * it should be Priority: extra, so it's as out of the way as possible * it shouldn't be in base, or by a task- package (again, so as to be as out of the way as possible) console-apt seems like a good candidate, to my mind. Perhaps a -2.4.x-test kernel might be another. Cheers, aj --=20 Anthony Towns <email@example.com> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``We reject: kings, presidents, and voting. We believe in: rough consensus and working code.'' -- Dave Clark --sm4nu43k4a2Rpi4c Content-Type: application/pgp-signature -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.1 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see http://www.gnupg.org iQCVAwUBOb2iBeRRvX9xctrtAQF7hAP+OzkmuOe4SEmWXXeGqI8zKXpDXYO1/rTy /ISl0Xe1MsH9H9tbH0RJFY2FHYnaH25uWhKpTQbtHn5XQcy9+Q8KK/p4lwahHNjo lNTo20s3UEJxlAWBxoHlMzxOT7AX+1QCcXkbtfHHlo7m5b4B8SBqWKYCscUGxH4U c373ulbzti4= =ImnR -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- --sm4nu43k4a2Rpi4c--
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