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Debian 6.0 Homestretch Just Around Corner

Nov 18, 2010, 19:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

"Neil McGovern, Debian release team member, wrote to the Debian Development Announce mailing list, "It's time for another release update as we move, like a glacier, inevitably and unstoppingly towards the release." As Debian 6 Squeeze is in the homestretch, McGovern calls for early testers to upgrade their systems and to file reports against the upgrade-reports package on any bugs found. He also called for users to test the newly revamped Debian Installer on new installs as well and file bug reports against the installation-reports package. In addition, McGovern appealed to developers and active users to help process those crucial reports. He described the task, "Work involves figuring out what went wrong with the upgrade, filing bug against the involved packages if appropriate, and/or documenting the issue or workarounds in the Release Notes.""

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