P-SeriesOpening

Revision 1 as of 2011-10-05 14:54:39

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List of uploads which should (and should not) happen at the start of the P-Series release cycle. This is in addition to the opening process for a new release as described in NewReleaseCycleProcess.

Packages to upload

  1. Toolchain updates (minor, update to the binutils 2.22 branch and the GCC 4.6 branch, Linaro update). (set, foundations team)
  2. autotools updates (set, foundations team).
  3. Update linux-libc-dev (set, kernel team)
  4. Merge dpkg, keep the compiler flags in the environment for the P-series. (proposed)
  5. Bump swig from version 1.3 to version 2.0 (available in Debian unstable). (proposed)

Library packages to upload

  1. jpeg8. Start with libjpeg-dev provided by jpeg8 (proposed).

Things to avoid

  1. perl-5.14 (not yet in Debian). (proposed).

Library updates to avoid

  1. don't bump boost beyond 1.46.x