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  . Fix britney2: see [[http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=debian-release/britney2.git;a=blob_plain;f=TODO;hb=refs/heads/master|TODO]].   . Fix britney2: see [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=britney;users=release.debian.org@packages.debian.org|list of bugs]].

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.


  • 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-master.debian.org/queue/p-u-new/COMMENTS on host ftp-master.debian.org
    • /org/ftp-master.debian.org/queue/o-p-u-new/COMMENTS on host ftp-master.debian.org

Interacting with the team

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.

  • {*}{*}{*}

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

    • Find hints to be added.

More stuff


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