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#76 2013-04-18 20:19:57

douglas
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From: Dallas, Texas
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

Darn... I just built a new Squeeze server  :-(

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#77 2013-04-18 20:28:12

canpolat
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

Can't wait for it!


Every solution is an intermediate solution.

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#78 2013-04-19 00:13:29

ew
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

Actually I`m not waiting for the Wheezy-release, I`m waiting for whatever will replace Sid as unstable, when Sid becomes the new testing-release... Kernel 3.8.8 is installed and stable, so I probably wouldn`t downgrade to the wheezy kernels... smile

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#79 2013-04-19 00:54:18

zalew
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

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#80 2013-04-19 02:49:37

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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

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#81 2013-04-19 09:08:58

chameleon
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

Number concerning the next release: 27  smile

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#82 2013-04-19 11:26:22

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#83 2013-04-19 12:02:16

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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

^ You've got it.

Sid is the only Toy Story character used by Debian that is not a toy; it's the name of the neighbor kid that enjoys breaking toys.  Thus, the unstable branch of Debian - where breakage, while still rare, is most likely to occur - will always have the "codename" of Sid.

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#84 2013-04-19 12:25:47

Hachiman
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

From the Debian site:

"We now have a target date of the weekend of 4th/5th May for the release. We have checked with core teams, and this seems to be acceptable for everyone. This means we are able to begin the final preparations for a release of Debian 7.0 — 'Wheezy'. The intention is only to lift the date if something really critical pops up that is not possible to handle as an errata, or if we end up technically unable to release that weekend (e.g. a required machine crashes or d-i explodes in a giant ball of fire). Every other RC fix that does not make it in time will be r1 material. Please be sure to contact us about the RC fixes you would like included in the point release!"

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#85 2013-04-19 13:22:33

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#86 2013-04-19 13:44:46

douglas
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

My understanding is that after a stable release comes, a "flood" of new stuff hits Sid and breakage is most likely at that time.  After some time passes, Sid settles down and is "safer" to use.  The prudent choice is to wait awhile on Sid?

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#87 2013-04-19 13:48:30

VastOne
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

^ No... There will be some changes like Xfce 4.10 coming over from Experimental, but SID is an ongoing process that changes daily

The freeze cause 'parking' issues where Debian has no place to put things until the freeze is lifted..  Most are in Experimental and I use several apps / dependencies from there when I need them

Having used SID on several hundred machines for two cycles now, there is nothing about the freeze lift that I fear ...

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#88 2013-04-19 13:58:49

douglas
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

^ Nice to hear.  "several hundred machines" is quite impressive.

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#89 2013-04-19 14:17:27

Loop
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

May 4th / 5th Wheezy stable date... another reason to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

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#90 2013-04-19 14:26:55

zalew
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#91 2013-04-19 19:15:56

KrunchTime
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#92 2013-04-19 19:59:42

chameleon
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

Number concerning the next release: 23  smile

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#93 2013-04-19 20:04:04

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#94 2013-04-20 07:24:47

chameleon
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

Number concerning the next release: 17  smile

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#95 2013-04-20 12:58:05

Doomicide
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

If they continue squishing those bugs at that speed the release will be before 4/5th of may.

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#96 2013-04-21 12:41:53

joek
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Registered: 2011-09-06
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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

18. One up, but still many fewer than just a few days ago. Looks like they should easily make May 4th.

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#97 2013-04-21 14:21:27

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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

@joek
Fingers crossed wink
A lot of other 'distrolets' are waiting on Wheezy before they release...May could be a great month for distro hopping cool

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#98 2013-04-21 18:48:23

douglas
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#99 2013-04-21 19:14:10

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Re: Debian Wheezy release date - place your bets!

@douglas
Yep...but Crunchy is always #1  cool

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#100 2013-04-21 20:11:23

douglas
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