<!> This is template of the RM's TODO list, which might not be authoritative or complete. To create a new release TODO list, add it to the list below and replace the @codename-1@ @codename@ @codename+1@ @codename+2@ etc placeholders, ensuring that you preserve the case of the placeholders in the values; replace "@Codename@" with "Bullseye" not bullseye".

The following things need to be done for a release:

Tagging RC Bugs

[ ] At some point, we will have to tag the remaining RC bugs to filter what should be removed/deferred/fixed. It's possible to define our own sorting criteria by sending the following request to request@bugs.debian.org:

user release.debian.org@packages.debian.org
´╗┐usercategory @codename@-sort
* @codename@ [tag=]
 + Blockers for @codename@ [@codename@-is-blocker]
 + Planned for removal [@codename@-will-remove]
 + Ignored for @codename@ [@codename@-can-defer]

Then, usertagged bugs will be listed on:

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?users=release.debian.org@packages.debian.org;tag=@codename@-can-defer;tag=@codename@-will-remove;tag=@codename@-is-blocker;ordering=@codename@-sort

Useful references about this feature are:

Before freeze

Before a Release

While Releasing

After the release

Before enabling Britney and removing freeze hints