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Managing release cycles for testing and stable. The Release Team manages the release cycles for testing and (old)stable.

For testing, this usually includes coordinating library transitions and release goals. For (old)stable, the team approves stable uploads.

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-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

Task description

The Release Team manages the release cycles for testing and (old)stable.

For testing, this usually includes coordinating library transitions and release goals. For (old)stable, the team approves stable 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.

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

  • {*}{*}{*}

Team documentation

News

See http://release.debian.org/.


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