Release Goals for the next releases of the Debian Installer
d-i wheezy beta 3
- Extended support for speech synthesis.
- Who: Samuel Thibault
Status: https://lists.debian.org/20120914232133.GU5323@type.wlan.youpi.perso.aquilenet.fr (cdebconf & localechooser uploaded; debian-installer patched).
- New Debian logo:
- Who: Paul Tagliamonte
- Status: rootskel-gtk uploaded, d-i patched.
- UEFI support.
Who: Steve McIntyre
- Status: Patches being developed/tested/refined; all applied/uploaded; Steve only has to merge his UEFI branch into debian-cd now.
- IPv6 support.
- Who: Philipp Kern
- Status: Some bugs remain (esp. preseeding), bug general status is looking good.
- More xz-related unblocks. According to Julien, stay away from Priority: required packages.
- Who: Ansgar Burchard, Cyril Brulebois
vim: 687265 ; unblocked.
openssh-blacklist: 687267 ; unblocked.
gnome-control-center: 687279 ; unblocked.
aptitude: 687294 ; unblocked.
gucharmap: 687297 ; unblocked.
ghostscript: 687300 ; unblocked.
sane-backends: 687413 ; unblocked.
norwegian (aspell-no, inorwegian, etc.): 688676 ; unblocked.
postgresql-9.1: 688678 ; uploaded, but “““micro”””release.
pidgin: 688692 ; dummily binNMU'd, bug reopened.
tomboy: 688706 ; unblocked.
nmap: 688708 ; unblocked.
grub2: 688773 ; Colin should upload shortly.
below, for KDE:
marble: 688776 ; unblocked.
below, for LXDE/XFCE:
- mythes-en-us_3.3.0-4_all.deb: strange, moved between source packages?
- openjdk-6 packages: pkg_compress “fun”, rebuild running.
- Automatic installation of processor microcodes when non-free is installed.
- Who: Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
- Status: Need help to get started; not convinced microcodes are that much of a “must” anyway.
- Related: firmware-linux-nonfree installation for radeon (Philipp Kern).
- Switch from aptitude to apt-get (a la tasksel).
- Who: Daniel Hartwig, Christian Perrier
- Status: Cyril Brulebois would like a rationale, and heavy tests.
Bug fixes which would be nice (from errata and installation reports):
- CD1 without a network mirror isn't sufficient to install a full desktop environment.
- Network issues when installing a desktop over a wireless connection: #682608
Broken Tamil display: 687176
Fix in sysvinit for SheevaPlug: 686991
Fix for wrong man-db/grub prompt: 686954
Fix for mousewheel support: 686953
Fix for GNU/kFreeBSD graphical installation: 686858
Fix for insufficient MFS_ROOT on GNU/kFreeBSD: 686861
Fix for cdebconf vs. speech synthesis: 682538