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.
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>
Public IRC channel: #debian-release on irc.debian.org (OFTC)
Managing release cycles for testing and stable.
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.
2009-02, on debian-devel-announce - Lenny Release update: deep freeze, planned dates, and remaining bugs
2009-03, on debian-devel-announce - Kicking off Squeeze: initial tidbits from the RMs
2009-07, on debian-devel-announce - Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes
2009-07, on debian-devel-announce - Bits from the release team and request for discussion
2009-07, on debian-devel-announce - Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 "Squeeze" release goals
2009-08, on debian-devel-announce - Bits from the release team: Release goals, schedule, state of the union
2009-10, on debian-devel-announce - Bits from the release team: Planning, request for help
2009-09, on debian-devel-announce - Release Team, BTS, and debian-release@ policy.
2010-02, on debian-devel-announce - Release architectures
2010-02, on debian-devel-announce - Bits from the Stable Release Team
2010-03, on 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 (semi-official) - RFH: Release Team (aka, how to help)
2010-06, on debian-devel-announce - Bits from the Release Team: current status; where next; scheduling
2010-08-06, on debian-announce - Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" frozen
2010-08-06, on debian-devel-announce - Bits from the (chilly) release team