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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 [[https://www.debian.org/intro/organization|Debian's Organizational Structure]] page.
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 * '''Website''': http://release.debian.org
 * '''Documentation''': http://release.debian.org

* '''Website''': https://release.debian.org
 * '''Documentation''': https://release.debian.org
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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
  * /srv/release.debian.org/ on host respighi.debian.org and mirror.ftp-master.debian.org
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 * '''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
== Usual roles ==
 * Luk Claes (IRC nick luk): Release Manager
 * Adeodato Simo (IRC nick dato): Release Manager

 * Philipp Kern (IRC nick phil): Stable Release Manager
 
 * Neil !McGovern (IRC nick Maulkin): Release Assistant
 * Pierre Habouzit (IRC nick !MadCoder): Release Assistant
 * Adam D. Barratt (IRC nick adsb): Release Assistant
 * Felipe Auguso van de Wiel (IRC nick faw): Release Assistant
 * Jurij Smakov (IRC nick trave11er): Release Assistant
 * Dann Frazier (IRC nick dannf): Release Assistant
 
 * Steve Langasek (IRC nick vorlon): Release Wizard
 * Andreas Barth (IRC nick aba): Release Wizard
 * Marc Brockschmidt (IRC nick HE): Release Wizard
 * '''Email contact''': debian-release@lists.debian.org
 * '''Transitions''': [[/Transitions]]
 * '''Request tracker''': [[DebianBug:release.debian.org]] pseudo bug (read [[https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/09/msg00005.html|this]] announcement)
 * '''Usertags''': [[https://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/bts-usertags.cgi?user=release.debian.org@packages.debian.org|release.debian.org@packages.debian.org]] (for reportbug release.debian.org) [[https://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/bts-usertags.cgi?user=debian-release@lists.debian.org|debian-release@lists.debian.org]] (for BSPs and other things)
 * '''Public IRC channel''': [[irc://irc.debian.org/debian-release|#debian-release]] on irc.debian.org (OFTC)
 * '''Release Goals''': [[ReleaseGoals]]
 * '''wanna-build access''': Read the [[https://release.debian.org/wanna-build.html|documentation on wanna-build actions]]
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Managing release cycles for testing and stable. 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.
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  . 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   . Have a look at the [[https://lists.debian.org/debian-release|mailing list archive]] for outstanding issues and file them as bugs against release.debian.org
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  . 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.
  . Fix an RC bug from [[https://udd.debian.org/bugs.cgi|this list]] of RC bugs (scroll down to 'useful queries').
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  . 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]].
  . Fix britney2: see [[https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=britney;users=release.debian.org@packages.debian.org|list of bugs]].
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== More stuff ==
 * [[/PointReleaseCheckList]]

== Team documentation ==
 * Britney
  * CommittingBritneyChanges
 * Using the transition tracker (ben/benup)
  * [[/TransitionTracker]]
 * Check lists:
  * [[/ReleaseCheckList]]
  * [[/PointReleaseCheckList]]
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 * 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
See also the point release (see [[DebianLenny|lenny]], [[DebianEtch|etch]]...)
See [[https://release.debian.org/]].
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## This page is referenced from http://release.debian.org/ ## This page is referenced from https://release.debian.org/

Release Team

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.

Infrastructure

Interacting with the team

Task description

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.

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 (scroll down to 'useful queries').

  • {*}{*}{*}

Team documentation

News

See https://release.debian.org/.


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