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Things I wanted to fix before we [http://release.debian.org/ released Etch] These transitions would not have been finished without a great deal of help and support from '''a lot of people'''.
You know who you are! Add your name here if you helped!
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 * Xlibs-dev Transition: '''Finished!'''
  * [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?usertag=debian-release@lists.debian.org:transition-xlibs-dev&repeatmerged=no Master Bug ]
 * Link in /usr/doc Transition: '''Finished!'''
   * [http://bugs.debian.org/322762 Master bug]
   * Outdated (2006-08) [http://lintian.debian.org/reports/Tpostinst-should-not-set-usr-doc-link.html Lintian findings]
   * More recent (2006-12) [http://merkel.debian.org/~ballombe/lintian-etch-i386/reports/Tpostinst-should-not-set-usr-doc-link.html Lintian findings] Most of these packages will not to be released in Etch.
Things I wanted to fix before we [[http://release.debian.org/|released Etch]]
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For info on ongoing transitions that I am working in, see [AmayaRodrigo]  * '''Xlibs-dev''' Transition
  * Status: '''Finished!'''
  * [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?usertag=debian-release@lists.debian.org:transition-xlibs-dev&repeatmerged=no|Master Bug ]]

 * Link in '''/usr/doc''' Transition:
  * Status: '''Almost Finished!'''
  * [[http://amayita.livejournal.com/74754.html|Blog entry]] explaining the transition and
  * DebianBug:322762
  * Recent [[http://merkel.debian.org/~ballombe/lintian-etch-i386/reports/Tpostinst-should-not-set-usr-doc-link.html|Lintian findings]] Most of these packages were not released in Etch.

 * '''Cdebconf''' Transition:
  * Status: '''Finished!'''
  * DebianBug:328498
  * [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2005/08/msg00136.html|Joeyh explains it]]

 * '''Invoke-rc.d''' Transition
  * Status: '''Finished!'''
  * [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2006/05/msg00577.html|Lars explains it]]
  * DebianBug:438885 (originated from: [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?submitter=liw@iki.fi|Bugs reported by Lars]], search for invoke-rc.d).
  * Lintian findings: [[http://lintian.debian.org/reports/Tmaintainer-script-calls-init-script-directly.html|maintainer-script-calls-init-script-directly]].
  * Lintian related bugs:
     * DebianBug:353659 lintian: Check for direct use of init.d, when invoke-rc.d should be used instead.
     * DebianBug:381485 lintian: Also check for not using invoke-rc.d in other scripts.

Things I want fixed before we [[http://release.debian.org/|release '''Lenny''']]
 * '''debmake''' is depreciated:
  * Status: '''Finished!'''
  * [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2006/03/msg00019.html|Santiago Vila explains it]]
  * DebianBug:469049 (originated from [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?submitter=sanvila@unex.es|Bugs reported by Santiago Vila]], search for debmake).

 * [[http://amayita.livejournal.com/184011.html|Release Goal goal-recommends]]
  * Status: Almost Finished!

Things that I never managed to look at:

* '''Link in /usr/doc''' Transition: '''Still not finished!?'''
   * DebianBug:322762: /usr/doc may still exist on upgrade of old systems

 * '''Release goals for lenny''': [[http://release.debian.org/lenny/goals.txt|List of release goals for lenny]]

 * '''Release Goal goal-recommends''':
   * Bug-Tag: [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?users=debian-release@lists.debian.org&tag=goal-recommends|tag=goal-recommends]]
   * Blog entry with a [[http://amayita.livejournal.com/184011.html|report on my first attempt]]
   * ReleaseGoalRecommends, second attempt
   * Status: Being worked on.

* '''Prepare init.d-Scripts for dependency-based init systems'''
   * goal-lsb-init Bug-User: [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?users=initscripts-ng-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org|initscripts-ng-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org]]

 * '''FTBFS in a row twice''':
    * [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2007/05/msg00490.html|Original Explanation]]
    * [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2007/09/msg00319.html|Further findings]]
    * [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?users=debian-qa@lists.debian.org;tag=qa-doublebuild|qa-doublebuild]]
    * [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?users=debian-qa@lists.debian.org;tag=qa-debdiff|qa-debdiff]]

 * '''Debian Edu''':
    *[[DebianEdu/Bug311188|DebianEdu needs help]]

 * '''debian/watch fails to report upstream's version''' (minor, not a Release Goal)
   * [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=dehs-no-upstream;users=atomo64@gmail.com|Bugs tagged dehs-no-upstream]]

For info on ongoing transitions that I am working in, see AmayaRodrigo. Help appreciated!

These transitions would not have been finished without a great deal of help and support from a lot of people. You know who you are! Add your name here if you helped!

Things I wanted to fix before we released Etch

Things I want fixed before we release '''Lenny'''

Things that I never managed to look at:

* Link in /usr/doc Transition: Still not finished!?

  • 322762: /usr/doc may still exist on upgrade of old systems

* Prepare init.d-Scripts for dependency-based init systems

For info on ongoing transitions that I am working in, see AmayaRodrigo. Help appreciated!