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Jessie is now "frozen"

Postby saulgoode » 2014-11-07 04:05

The Debian release team today announced that Debian 8.0 (Jessie) is frozen. This basically means that only changes that fix critical bugs will be accepted (some exceptions may be allowed, but only with a waiver from the release team).
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Re: Jessie is now "frozen"

Postby fruitofloom » 2014-11-07 07:28

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Re: Jessie is now "frozen"

Postby twoflowers » 2014-11-07 15:11

So broken systemd is "stable"? Time to pack things and move to an other unix land, I guess.

Re: Jessie is now "frozen"

Postby robert3242 » 2014-11-07 20:16

twoflowers wrote:So broken systemd is "stable"? Time to pack things and move to an other unix land, I guess.

No, that isn't what the man posted. He posted that it's "frozen," not "stable." If there are still issues with systemd, no doubt they will be resolved before the release goes Stable. Fixing issues like that are precisely why they have the freeze in the first place. During the freeze they will add no new functionality, concentrating instead on patching mission-critical bugs.
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Re: Jessie is now "frozen"

Postby twoflowers » 2014-11-10 19:43

Like Suse does with their systemd, patch it till it fixes what upstream wont fix? Does not sound like a good plan with limited resources at all.

Re: Jessie is now "frozen"

Postby edbarx » 2014-11-18 21:25 wrote:With the freeze occurring as planned on November 5, Lucas Nussbaum blogged: "This is quite an achievement from the project as a whole, and the Release Team specifically. First, we froze on the date announced more than a year ago, and the freeze seems to have been well respected by all maintainers. Second, with 310 RC bugs at the time of the freeze, we are probably breaking a record for all recent Debian releases. Could we have the shorter Debian freeze ever? Given that FOSDEM is 12 weeks away, could we even release before FOSDEM, and have a big party there to celebrate?"

This sounds more like a teenager planning a party rather than a group of professionals. Why all the hurry?! :shock: :roll: :?
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Re: Jessie is now "frozen"

Postby twoflowers » 2014-11-18 21:31

Creating facts. Well, we'll see ... isnt't the poll over in some hours?

Re: Jessie is now "frozen"

Postby Crewp » 2014-11-30 22:33

I am really looking forward to Jesse going stable, I hope it's worth the wait. :mrgreen:
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