Ubuntu Foundations Development Summary: August 1, 2017

Canonical

on 1 August 2017

This newsletter is here to provide a status update from the Ubuntu Foundations Team. There will also be highlights provided for any interesting subjects the team may be working on. If you would like to reach the Foundations team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-devel channel on freenode.

Highlights

The State of the Archive

  • The ocaml 4.04 transition is done
  • Ubuntu 16.10 is now EOL
  • python3.6 is now the default in artful
  • The perl 5.26 transition has started in artful-proposed; expect delays in package migrations while the autopkgtest runners work through the backlog of related tests.
  • The transition to gcc 7 as default will begin in early August. https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2017-July/039924.html

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