Debian Looks to Launch Lenny in Sept.
Jul 25, 2008, 13:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Henry Kingman)
"In announcing the freeze, Claes outlined a series of
high-priority tasks for Debian's 2,000 or so maintainers to focus
on. These include:
* Making pre- and post-install scripts safe for those hotrods
(ah-hem, Ubuntu people) who point the /bin/sh symlink at dash
instead of bash in order to shave a few seconds off of boot-up
# Updating Architecture status information -- Some eight of
Debian's 12 architectures risk not getting included in the launch
because no one is posting their status to the Debian Wiki
# Get all packages to pass muster with the piuparts deb package
# Make sure packages can be "built twice in a row" (the "double
# Tweak init.d scripts to support dependency-based init schemes
such as Ubuntu's Upstart"