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There are multiple roles in the Debian Release Team: "Release Managers", "Stable Release Managers", "Release Wizards" and "Release Assistants". The people that are currently assigned to one of those roles are listed at the [[http://www.debian.org/intro/organization|Debian's Organizational Structure]] page.
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== Usual roles ==

=== Release Managers ===
 * Adam D. Barratt (IRC nick '''adsb''')
 * Neil !McGovern (IRC nick '''Maulkin''')

=== Release Assistants ===
 * Dann Frazier (IRC nick '''dannf''')
 * Felipe Auguso van de Wiel (IRC nick '''faw''')
 * Mehdi Dogguy (IRC nick '''mehdi''')
 * Pierre Habouzit (IRC nick '''!MadCoder''')
 * Julien Cristau (IRC nick '''jcristau''')

=== Release Wizard ===
 * Steve Langasek (IRC nick '''vorlon''')
 * Andreas Barth (IRC nick '''aba''')
 * Marc Brockschmidt (IRC nick '''HE''')
 * Luk Claes (IRC nick '''luk''')

=== Stable Release Manager ===
 * Adam D. Barratt (IRC nick '''adsb''')
 * Philipp Kern (IRC nick '''phil''')

Release Team

There are multiple roles in the Debian Release Team: "Release Managers", "Stable Release Managers", "Release Wizards" and "Release Assistants". The people that are currently assigned to one of those roles are listed at the Debian's Organizational Structure page.

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

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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