[php-maint] Plans for wheezy

Thijs Kinkhorst thijs at debian.org
Mon Jan 9 09:02:02 UTC 2012

On Sat, January 7, 2012 22:36, Raphael Geissert wrote:
> On Saturday 07 January 2012 11:26:18 Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
>> On Sat, January 7, 2012 01:34, Lior Kaplan wrote:
>> > I'm not updated about the wheezy timetables (or general expectation
>> for
>> > it), but 5.4.0 is expected soon (RC5 was just released) and would
>> > probably have enough time to stabilize (mainly with 5.4.1 or 5.4.2) in
>> > order to make it safe for inclusion in a stable release.
>> I don't think we have to expect Wheezy freeze around the corner -
>> multiarch dpkg isn't uploaded yet and after that's uploaded there will
>> be
>> a significant amount of time before the freeze can begin.
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2011/06/msg00003.html says
> we
> should expect it in June.
> From the experience of squeeze's release, I'd rather avoid being on the
> edge
> when the freeze is around the corner.

Sure. That announcement is now more than half a year old and progress on
multi arch hasn't been what was expected, so I think that the real freeze
will be later than that. But even going for June, that still gives us half
a year, which I think should be enough if we start on the transition in


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