There are multiple roles in the Debian Release Team: "Release Managers", "Stable Release Managers" and "Release Assistants". The people that are currently assigned to one of those roles are listed at the Debian's Organizational Structure page.
Unix group: debian-release
- Services handled by the team:
- /srv/release.debian.org/ on host respighi.debian.org and mirror.ftp-master.debian.org
Interacting with the team
Read the FAQ first: DebianReleaseFAQ
Email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Request tracker: release.debian.org pseudo bug (read this announcement)
Usertags: email@example.com (for reportbug release.debian.org) firstname.lastname@example.org (for BSPs and other things)
Public IRC channel: #debian-release on irc.debian.org (OFTC)
Release Goals: ReleaseGoals
wanna-build access: Read the documentation on wanna-build actions
The Release Team manages the release cycles for testing, stable and oldstable.
For testing, this usually includes coordinating library transitions and release goals. For stable and oldstable, the team approves uploads.
Have a look at the BTS for bugs that can be closed.
Have a look at the mailing list archive for outstanding issues and file them as bugs against release.debian.org
Fix an RC bug from this list of RC bugs (scroll down to 'useful queries').
Fix britney2: see list of bugs.
- Find hints to be added.
- Using the transition tracker (ben/benup)
- Check lists: