Debian Etch Freeze Delayed
Written by Michael Larabel in Debian on 11 October 2006 at 01:00 AM EDT. Add A Comment
Due to a greater amount of bugs than what developers had hoped for, the release candidate freeze for Debian Etch has been delayed. At this time there are approximately 250 bugs yet to be addressed, while developers were hoping to freeze at approximately 80 bugs. The full archive freeze has been pushed back a few days, and we can expect to see that release later this month or early next month. The official Debian Etch release is tentatively scheduled for early December of this year. The official freeze-delay announcement can be read at LWN.
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