II Draft Release Schedule

Ubuntu II Draft Release Schedule

Week Date (Thursday) 21.10 events
April 2021
1 April 29 Toolchain Uploaded
May 2021
2 May 06
3 May 13
4 May 20
5 May 27
June 2021
6 June 03
7 June 10
8 June 17
9 June 24
July 2021
10 July 01 Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)
11 July 08
12 July 15
13 July 22
14 July 29
August 2021
15 August 05
16 August 12
17 August 19 Feature Freeze, Debian Import Freeze
18 August 26 Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)
September 2021
19 September 02
20 September 09 User Interface Freeze
21 September 16 Documentation String Freeze
22 September 20 (Monday) Beta Freeze
September 23 Beta (mandatory)
23 September 30 Kernel Freeze, Non Language Pack Translation Deadline
October 2021
24 October 07 Final Freeze, Release Candidate, Language Pack Translation Deadline
25 October 14 Final Release

Planned and potentially disruptive archive-wide activities

If you’re planning a change that might have a disruptive effect on the archive - e.g. transitions or switches of important defaults (such as compiler versions) - list it here.

Week Date (Thursday) Planned activity
April 2021
1 April 29
May 2021
2 May 06
3 May 13
4 May 20
5 May 27
June 2021
6 June 03
7 June 10
8 June 17
9 June 24
July 2021
10 July 01
11 July 08
12 July 15
13 July 22
14 July 29
August 2021
15 August 05
16 August 12
17 August 19
18 August 26
September 2021
19 September 02
20 September 09
21 September 16
22 September 23
23 September 30
October 2021
24 October 07
25 October 14

Ubuntu II Release Task Signup Sheet

This signup sheet is to be used for planning release milestone tasks.

The Alpha and Beta 1 milestones have been replaced with Testing Weeks, which are organized ad hoc at this point.

Milestone Date Image (Nusakan) Engineering Checklist Tracking Announcement Email
Feature Freeze n/a n/a
UI Freeze n/a n/a
Doc String Freeze n/a n/a
21.10 Beta
Final Freeze
21.10 Release October 14 2021

When the archive is frozen, all members of the release team are expected to participate in bug fix reviews.

After Feature Freeze, all members of the release team are expected to participate in Feature Freeze Exception reviews in their particular area of expertise.

After Final Beta, all members of the release team are expected to participate in Bug fix reviews in their particular area of expertise.