Debian 12 "Bookworm" Enters Its Hard Freeze

Written by Michael Larabel in Debian on 17 March 2023 at 05:27 AM EDT. 15 Comments
Following last month's soft freeze for Debian 12 "Bookworm", this popular Linux distribution is now in its hard freeze until its release time.

Debian 12 is now under a hard freeze where key packages and packages without significant autopkgtest coverage need to be unblocked by the release team if wanting to go from Debian's unstable to testing archive for Bookworm.

Packages not considered key to the OS and packages with sufficient autopkgtest coverage that succeed across all architectures and not causing any regressions will unblock after 20 days. More details can be found via the release team update.

Debian 12 installer

As of writing there are currently 113 bugs against Bookworm.
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