Ubuntu Foundations Development Summary – June 27, 2017

Introduction

This newsletter is 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

  • Python3-defaults has migrated to artful with support for python 3.6; see above for more information about the status of this transition
  • With the Debian unstable floodgates open now following the Debian stretch release, a ghc transition is in progress; with luck this will complete over the weekend
  • KDEPIM 16.12 packages are unblocked in artful-proposed, expected to land in artful soon

Upcoming Ubuntu Dates

16.10 EoL in July 2017

16.04.3 point release is scheduled for August 3, 2017

 

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