Here'll go details of the Debian Release sprint - info that is too detailed for the DDA mail


Good points

Bad points

Wifi works

DC9 (x5)

Preeze exception handling time

Surprised by freeze date (x2)



Communications (x2)

Apt changes broke corss building

No firmware GR

Inconsistant unblock policy (x3)

BTS Usertags

Not allowing update of leaf packages

Flexible unblocks

Freeze date needed wider involvement

Interaction with RT

Process too linear

Time between releases

Live CD handling

Clear indication of freeze approach

Freeze too long

LTS Kernel

Removals late in freeze process

High quality release

Translation freeze too early

Unblock processing time

Too much work for release team

Use of BTS

Deadlines not taken seriously