Release Planning 3.2/3.3

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Jul 25 18:11:05 GMT 2008

On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 08:39:32AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:

> While I'm at it, let's unveil what should be real in a few days: Samba
> 3.2.0 *will* be in the next Debian release, codename lenny (and, as a
> direct consequence, in next Ubuntu, whatever funky name they give to it).

W00t! Great news !

> After the initial work done during last months on -pre and -rc
> versions in Debian experimental, 3.2.0 was first uploaded to Debian
> experimental , *then finally* to Debian unstable as of Sunday July
> 20th. Great work lead by Steve Langasek.
> It was re-uploaded on July 22nd for a file location problem
> (secrets.tdb wrongly placed) and it is now waiting for the normal 10
> days delay to enter Debian "testing", ie the future Debian lenny
> release.
> I'll try to make some "official" announcement in the users mailing
> list but will be on holidays, then at the Debian Conference so that
> will make it less easy to do.
> These uploads were just in time as Debian will freeze the entire
> archive any time soon, making new upstream releases much less easy to
> get accepted.
> As of 3.2.1, we'll see if we can convince our beloved release managers
> (those in Debian) to get a freeze exception. Logically, we shouldn't
> get one, but I have the former Debian release manager (Steve) with
> me...:-)

You should definately push for 3.2.1 in Debian, there are a few
irritating 3.2.0 bugs we've fixed. Nothing vital, but enough that
it'd be more stalbe with 3.2.1.


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