Gentoo Archives: gentoo-java

From: Joshua Nichols <nichoj@g.o>
To: Gentoo Java <gentoo-java@l.g.o>
Cc: java@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-java] Package freeze
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 14:14:12
In Reply to: [gentoo-java] Package freeze by Karl Trygve Kalleberg
Karl Trygve Kalleberg wrote:
> Hi gang, > > we're freezing the Java package set in the Portage tree, effective > immediately. This means that no new Java packages will go into the tree > unless they fix security issues. > > This is done to "flush our pipeline" before the upcoming 1.5 migration. > During the freeze, we intent do stabilize as many of the unstable > (~arch) packages as necessary, and wipe the rest. > > This will allow us to move a new generation of 1.5-aware packages into > ~arch, and this will finally lead to complete support for 1.3, 1.4 and > 1.5 (plus 1.6 when it's released) on Gentoo. > > It is difficult to predict exactly how long the freeze will last, but > expect at least six weeks. > > Further information will be available on how to help test the 1.5 > migration overlay. Broader testing helps us get through this as quickly > and painlessly as possible. > > > Cheers, > > -- Karl T >
Just to clarify slightly... This freeze also includes version and revision bumps for existing packages, not just the adding of new packages. - Josh -- gentoo-java@g.o mailing list