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= Team Name =
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= Release Team =
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* '''Website''': ''http://release.debian.org''
 * '''Documentation''': ''http://release.debian.org''
 * '''Unix group''': ''debian-release''
 * '''Website''': http://release.debian.org
 * '''Documentation''': http://release.debian.org
 * '''Unix group''': debian-release
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  * /org/release.debian.org/ on host ftp-master.debian.org
  * /org/ftp.debian.org/queue/p-u-new/COMMENTS on host ftp-master.debian.org
   * /org/ftp.debian.org/queue/o-p-u-new/COMMENTS on host ftp-master.debian.org
  * /org/release.debian.org/ on host ftp-master.debian.org
  * /org/ftp.debian.org/queue/p-u-new/COMMENTS on host ftp-master.debian.org
  * /org/ftp.debian.org/queue/o-p-u-new/COMMENTS on host ftp-master.debian.org
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* '''Read the FAQ first''': [wiki:/FAQ FAQ]
 * '''Email contact''': ''[[MailTo(debian-release AT lists DOT debian DOT org)]]''
 * '''Public IRC channel''': ''#debian-release'' on irc.debian.org (OFTC)
 * '''Read the FAQ first''': [[DebianReleaseFAQ]]
 * '''Email contact''': <<MailTo(debian-release AT lists DOT debian DOT org)>>
 * '''Request tracker''': [[DebianBug:release.debian.org]] pseudo bug (read [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/09/msg00005.html|this]] announcement)

 * '''Public IRC channel''': {{{#debian-release}}} on irc.debian.org (OFTC)
== Team documentation ==
 * Britney
  * CommittingBritneyChanges
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 * Steve Langasek (IRC nick vorlon): Release Wizard
 * Andreas Barth (IRC nick aba): Release Manager testing
 * Luk Claes (IRC nick luk): Release Manager ''testing'' and Release Manager ''stable''
 * Martin Zobel-Helas (IRC nick zobel): Release Manager Assistant 'testing'' and Release Manager ''stable''
 * Marc Brockschmidt (IRC nick HE): Release Manager Assistant ''testing''
 * Adeodato Simo (IRC nick dato): Release Manager Assistant ''testing''
 * Philipp Kern (IRC nick Phil): Release Manager Assistant ''testing'' and Release Manager Assistant''stable''
 * Joey Hess (IRC nick joeyh): Release Manager Assistant ''testing''
 * Neil McGovern (IRC nick Maulkin): Release Manager Assistant ''testing'' and Release Manager Assistant''stable''
 * Pierre Habouzit (IRC nick MadCoder): Release Manager Assistant ''testing''
 * Dann Frazier (IRC nick dannf): Release Manager Assistant''stable''
 * Julien Danjou (IRC nick jd_): Release Manager Assistant''stable''
=== Stable Release Manager ===
 * Adam D. Barratt (IRC nick '''adsb''')
 * Philipp Kern (IRC nick '''phil''')

=== Release Manager/Assistant ===
 * Adam D. Barratt (IRC nick '''adsb''')
 * Dann Frazier (IRC nick '''dannf''')
 * Felipe Auguso van de Wiel (IRC nick '''faw''')
 * Jurij Smakov (IRC nick '''trave11er''')
 * Luk Claes (IRC nick '''luk''')
 * Mehdi Dogguy (IRC nick '''mehdi''')
 * Neil !McGovern (IRC nick '''Maulkin''')
 * Pierre Habouzit (IRC nick '''!MadCoder''')

=== Release Wizard ===
 * Steve Langasek (IRC nick '''vorlon''')
 * Andreas Barth (IRC nick '''aba''')
 * Marc Brockschmidt (IRC nick '''HE''')
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  . Have a look at the [[DebianBug:release.debian.org|BTS]] for bugs that can be closed.
  . Have a look at the [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-release|mailing list archive]] for outstanding issues and file them as bugs against release.debian.org
 * <<Icon(star_on.png)>><<Icon(star_on.png)>>
  . Fix an RC bug from [[http://bts.turmzimmer.net/details.php?bydist=both&sortby=srcpackages&ignnew=on&new=7|this list]] of RC bugs.
  . Find actions to be taken to have the packages listed on [[http://bts.turmzimmer.net/details.php?bydist=squeeze&sortby=srcpackages|this page]] migrate to testing and put them in the comments.
 * <<Icon(star_on.png)>><<Icon(star_on.png)>><<Icon(star_on.png)>>
  . Help implementing a transition tracker (contact <<MailTo(luk AT debian DOT org)>>)
  . Fix britney: tpu does not need approval hints anymore in some cases?
  . Fix britney2: see [[http://git.debian.org/?p=debian-release/britney2.git;a=blob_plain;f=TODO;hb=refs/heads/master|TODO]].
  . Find hints to be added.
== More stuff ==
 * [[/PointReleaseCheckList]]
== News ==
 * 2009-02, on [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/02/msg00000.html|debian-devel-announce]] - Lenny Release update: deep freeze, planned dates, and remaining bugs
 * 2009-03, on [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/03/msg00011.html|debian-devel-announce]] - Kicking off Squeeze: initial tidbits from the RMs
 * 2009-07, on [[http://www.debian.org/News/2009/20090729|debian-devel-announce]] - Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes
 * 2009-07, on [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/07/msg00001.html|debian-devel-announce]] - Bits from the release team and request for discussion
 * 2009-07, on [[http://www.debian.org/News/2009/20090730|debian-devel-announce]] - Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 "Squeeze" release goals
 * 2009-08, on [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/08/msg00008.html|debian-devel-announce]] - Bits from the release team: Release goals, schedule, state of the union
 * 2009-10, on [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/10/msg00002.html|debian-devel-announce]] - Bits from the release team: Planning, request for help
 * 2009-09, on [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/09/msg00005.html|debian-devel-announce]] - Release Team, BTS, and debian-release@ policy.
 * 2010-02, on [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/10/msg00000.html|debian-devel-announce]] - Release architectures
 * 2010-02, on [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2010/02/msg00009.html|debian-devel-announce]] - Bits from the Stable Release Team
 * 2010-03, on [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2010/03/msg00005.html|debian-devel-announce]] - Bits from the Release Team: What should go into squeeze
 * 2010-04, on [[http://blogs.turmzimmer.net/2010/04/04#squeeze-9||debian-planet]] ''(semi-official)'' - RFH: Release Team (aka, how to help)
 * 2010-06, on [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2010/06/msg00002.html|debian-devel-announce]] - Bits from the Release Team: current status; where next; scheduling
 * 2010-08-06, on [[http://lists.debian.org/msgid-search/20100806141310.GA2965@ftbfs.de|debian-announce]] - Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" frozen
 * 2010-08-06, on [[http://lists.debian.org/msgid-search/20100806134418.GC9183@halon.org.uk|debian-devel-announce]] - Bits from the (chilly) release team
See also the point release (see [[DebianLenny|lenny]], [[DebianEtch|etch]]...)
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 * [[Icon(star_on.png)]] ''Put here an easy task that can be done to help you.''
 * [[Icon(star_on.png)]][[Icon(star_on.png)]] ''Put here a task that can be done to help you.''
 * [[Icon(star_on.png)]][[Icon(star_on.png)]][[Icon(star_on.png)]] ''Put here a difficult task that can be done to help you.''
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== More stuff ==
   [wiki:/Teams/Release Manager/PointReleaseCheckList PointReleaseCheckList]
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## This page is referenced from http://release.debian.org/
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Release Team

Infrastructure

  • Website: http://release.debian.org

  • Documentation: http://release.debian.org

  • Unix group: debian-release

  • Services handled by the team:
    • /org/release.debian.org/ on host ftp-master.debian.org
    • /org/ftp.debian.org/queue/p-u-new/COMMENTS on host ftp-master.debian.org
    • /org/ftp.debian.org/queue/o-p-u-new/COMMENTS on host ftp-master.debian.org

Interacting with the team

  • Read the FAQ first: DebianReleaseFAQ

  • Email contact: <debian-release AT lists DOT debian DOT org>

  • Request tracker: release.debian.org pseudo bug (read this announcement)

  • Public IRC channel: #debian-release on irc.debian.org (OFTC)

Team documentation

Usual roles

Stable Release Manager

  • Adam D. Barratt (IRC nick adsb)

  • Philipp Kern (IRC nick phil)

Release Manager/Assistant

  • Adam D. Barratt (IRC nick adsb)

  • Dann Frazier (IRC nick dannf)

  • Felipe Auguso van de Wiel (IRC nick faw)

  • Jurij Smakov (IRC nick trave11er)

  • Luk Claes (IRC nick luk)

  • Mehdi Dogguy (IRC nick mehdi)

  • Neil McGovern (IRC nick Maulkin)

  • Pierre Habouzit (IRC nick MadCoder)

Release Wizard

  • Steve Langasek (IRC nick vorlon)

  • Andreas Barth (IRC nick aba)

  • Marc Brockschmidt (IRC nick HE)

Task description

Managing release cycles for testing and stable.

Get involved

  • {*}

    • 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.

    • Find actions to be taken to have the packages listed on this page migrate to testing and put them in the comments.

  • {*}{*}{*}

    • Help implementing a transition tracker (contact <luk AT debian DOT org>)

    • Fix britney: tpu does not need approval hints anymore in some cases?
    • Fix britney2: see TODO.

    • Find hints to be added.

More stuff

News

See also the point release (see lenny, etch...)


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