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#1 2018-09-02 05:29:18

jesito
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Roadmap?

Hi everybody.
Debian 9.5 Buster is in Alpha3 status. Are there any plans for the next release of Bunsen? ("Neon" maybe?) wink


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#2 2018-09-02 05:47:51

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Re: Roadmap?

that's a very broad hint (i like the german expression better) but a valid question.

i think someone from the dev team said that "next time it's not going to take us so long".

"Neon" - isn't that already taken by some KDE distro?
also for a child of the eighties it has unbearable connotations.
do we have to go through the periodic table in order? or at all?

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#3 2018-09-02 06:24:57

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Re: Roadmap?

ohnonot wrote:

do we have to go through the periodic table in order?

Why not? At least there is time to choose a new name system before reaching BL Oganesson (Z=118).

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#4 2018-09-02 08:47:04

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Re: Roadmap?

ohnonot wrote:

do we have to go through the periodic table in order? or at all?

Well, I think that was sort of agreed on a couple of years ago, but if someone had a better idea, and people liked it, it could be changed.

Anyway, the next BL release will be called Lithium.


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#5 2018-09-02 08:47:08

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Re: Roadmap?

jesito wrote:

Hi everybody.
Debian 9.5 Buster is in Alpha3 status. Are there any plans for the next release of Bunsen? ("Neon" maybe?) wink

I thought 9.x are all Stretch? If this is correct, we are still months away from release. What are the considerations of rolling out something before Buster release (Especially considering low-security policy of Debian Testing)?

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#6 2018-09-02 09:14:57

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Re: Roadmap?

brontosaurusrex wrote:
jesito wrote:

Hi everybody.
Debian 9.5 Buster is in Alpha3 status. Are there any plans for the next release of Bunsen? ("Neon" maybe?) wink

I thought 9.x are all Stretch?

Correct.

What are the considerations of rolling out something before Buster release (Especially considering low-security policy of Debian Testing)?

^We might be able to roll out a test version of Lithium before Buster's release, but as you say Debian Testing is not stable or secure enough for a regular workstation. The official BL Lithium will come after Buster's release, but hopefully not too long after this time.


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#7 2018-09-02 18:21:03

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Re: Roadmap?

johnraff wrote:

^We might be able to roll out a test version of Lithium before Buster's release, but as you say Debian Testing is not stable or secure enough for a regular workstation.

We'll do our normal Release Candidate builds, of course.

KDE completely broke with a recent testing upgrade, sid is more stable at the moment. I expect more breakage in testing as packages get rushed in before the announced January freeze process begins.

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#8 2018-09-03 01:36:05

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Re: Roadmap?

hhh wrote:
johnraff wrote:

^We might be able to roll out a test version of Lithium before Buster's release, but as you say Debian Testing is not stable or secure enough for a regular workstation.

We'll do our normal Release Candidate builds, of course.

KDE completely broke with a recent testing upgrade, sid is more stable at the moment. I expect more breakage in testing as packages get rushed in before the announced January freeze process begins.

I saw that as I just played with Testing in a VM. The missing packages  for Plasma still have not migrated to Testing AFAIK.


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