Remaining tasks before we can release Bartholomea

Jackson Doak noskcaj at ubuntu.com
Fri Oct 24 17:57:15 EDT 2014


conky can be unblocked by moving nvidia-settings to main, which debian has
already done.

On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 8:55 AM, Thomas Funk <t.funk at web.de> wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> at the moment I've some problems on my build machine with my Tanglu
> installation - have used hibernation but the swap was smaller than my ram
> and thus I get inode errors now which needs first a e2fsck before i can use
> it again (hopefully) ... @_@
>
> At the moment I have only my laptop to build which is not that fast
> (core2duo) but I try to fix broken packages as much I can.
>
> Best,
> Thomas
>
> Matthias Klumpp wrote:
> > Hello Tanglu users and developers!
> > (this is cross-posted to tgl-announce, please only reply on -devel)
> > As you might have noticed, we are behind our schedule in releasing
> > Tanglu 2. There are some good reasons for delaying the release
> > (Aequorea is supported at least a month after the next release is
> > publicly available), but now only a few points are left before we can
> > release.
> > So, this email is a reminder about why we can't release Bartholomea
> > currently, a public TODO-list as well as information how you can help
> > to make the release happen faster.
> >
> > == Fix broken packages ==
> > *highest priority*
> > There are still many broken packages in Bartholomea. Those must either
> > be fixed or removed.
> > There is a list of broken stuff available at
> > http://qa.tanglu.org/bartholomea-wspace/ in YAML format.
> > All new package uploads need to go through staging, so it should be
> > made sure that they pass the staging area.
> >
> > == Complete ongoing transitions ==
> > There are still some incomplete package transitions, which hold
> > packages in staging which should really be in Bartholomea instead.
> > You can find a list of them here: http://qa.tanglu.org/transitions/
> > Everything at 0% is not yet started, and shouldn't be started in the
> > Bartholomea cycle.
> >
> > == Help packages migrate from Staging ==
> > There are still packages failing to migrate from Staging to
> > Bartholomea. While this is not fatal, it might fix bugs to have the
> > packages in the next release, and helping stuff to migrate is always a
> > good idea, since new packages will clear staging much faster.
> > A list of stuff which is currentöy failing to migrate can be found at
> > http://qa.tanglu.org/staging-report/update_excuses.html
> >
> > == Test the Debian-Installer ==
> > The Debian-Installer (d-i) for Tanglu needs some more testing. Hand in
> > hand with that goes testing of the latest update of nfs-utils, which
> > provides Tanglu with a new upstream version of the package, fixing
> > many bugs (including one which made d-i not usable), but that update
> > might have induces new issues, especially because we are fully using
> > the systemd units for it now. So please test that as well if you are
> > using NFS.
> > The d-i for Tanglu can easily be tested using this example NetInstall
> > iso:
> http://archive.tanglu.org/tanglu/dists/bartholomea/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/mini.iso
> >
> > == Fix KDE issues ==
> > This is basically helping packages migrate from staging and testing
> > our current default desktop, to see if everything works well. Anyone
> > can do that :-)
> > Bonus points go to the one who can help identifying the issue why sddm
> > suddenly stopped logging in the live-user on Tanglu's daily snapshot
> > ISOs.
> > Daily snapshots of the Tanglu development state can be downloaded at
> > http://yofel.net/tanglu/cdimage/daily-live/current/ (currently, due to
> > the d-i inclusion, there are none, but they will get available again
> > very soon)
> >
> > == Implement GNOME 3.14 ==
> > The Tanglu GNOME desktop needs some integration work as well, to see
> > that all components of GNOME 3.14 work well together and that the
> > first start experience of the desktop is great.
> > Please help with that if you care about GNOME!
> >
> > == Do dist-upgrade testing ==
> > So far, the reports of user migrating from aequorea to bartholomea
> > have been very positive. But it can't hurt to do a bit more
> > dist-upgrade testing.
> >
> > == Test systemd ==
> > Do you have issues with systemd? Please report them to the bugtracker,
> > so we can fix them quickly!
> > Often providing a .service file in the problematic package is enough
> > to get everything working smoothly.
> >
> > == Fix or defer all bugs and issues assigned to this release ==
> > Just take a look at
> >
> http://bugs.tanglu.org/query?status=assigned&status=new&status=accepted&status=reopened&group=status&milestone=2.0+%28Bartholomea+Annulata%29
> > Many of these will unfortunately have to be moved to Tanglu 3.
> >
> > In general, we need a lot more testing. The qa.tanglu.org website is
> > the perfect place to find new tasks to work on and issues to solve for
> > Tanglu developers, and there are lots of easy tasks new developers can
> > start with.
> >
> > Thanks to our users for your patience in waiting for the next release,
> > and thanks to all contributors for their amazing work on Bartholomea!
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >     Matthias Klumpp
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> >
>
>
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