Monday, 15 September 2014

Re: update cadence & backlog management for Ubuntu on Phones

On 11 September 2014 14:30, Rodney Dawes <> wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-09-10 at 22:34 -0500, Ted Gould wrote:
>> On Wed, 2014-09-10 at 16:06 -0600, Oliver Ries wrote:
>> > Update Cadence:
>> > * System components:
>> > - OTA (over the air) updates in 4 week iterations, starting at
>> > retail date
>> > - Content
>> > - Critical/High bug fixes that are not leading to data loss or
>> > loss of major functionality
>> > - UX fixes
>> > - Prioritized feature backlog
>> I'm a bit confused here with the feature backlog. Currently we're
>> landing fixes in Utopic, and then if appropriate syncing those fixes
>> over to the RTM branch to get into the production images. But features
>> couldn't land in Utopic because it's in feature freeze.
> Features can still land in Utopic with a freeze exception. There's also
> the difference in level of support for main and universe, such that
> stuff in universe can be much more lax about freezes, given it is not in
> the default Ubuntu install and not "supported" in the same way main is.

Release process, policy and procedures are the same for the whole
archive (main, universe, restricted and multiverse) and always has
And a few packages are seeded onto official flavours from universe,
thus have same release impact (e.g. trigger image respins).



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