Kinetic Kudu Release Schedule

Ubuntu Kinetic Kudu Release Schedule

Week Date (Thursday) 22.10 events
April 2022
1 April 28 Toolchain Uploaded
May 2022
2 May 05
3 May 12
4 May 19
5 May 26
June 2022
6 June 02
7 June 09
8 June 16
9 June 23
10 June 30 Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)
July 2022
11 July 07
12 July 14
13 July 21
14 July 28
August 2022
15 August 04
16 August 11
17 August 18
18 August 25 Feature Freeze, Debian Import Freeze
September 2022
19 September 01 Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)
20 September 08
21 September 15 User Interface Freeze
22 September 22 Documentation String Freeze, Kernel Feature Freeze
23 September 26 (Monday) Beta Freeze, Hardware Enablement Freeze
September 29 Beta (mandatory)
October 2022
24 October 06 Kernel Freeze, Non Language Pack Translation Deadline
25 October 13 Final Freeze, Release Candidate, Language Pack Translation Deadline
26 October 20 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 2022
1 April 28
May 2022
2 May 05
3 May 12
4 May 19
5 May 26
June 2022
6 June 02
7 June 09 First test rebuild (+/- 1 week)
8 June 16 binutils 2.39
9 June 23
10 June 30 systemd v251
July 2022
11 July 07
12 July 14
13 July 21
14 July 28 glibc 2.36
August 2022
15 August 04 GCC 12 as default
16 August 11 GNOME 43 Beta
17 August 18
18 August 25
September 2022
19 September 01 LLVM 15
20 September 08 Second test rebuild (+/- 1 week)
21 September 15
22 September 22 GNOME 43.0
23 September 29
October 2022
24 October 06
25 October 13
26 October 20

Ubuntu K 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
22.10 Beta
Final Freeze
22.10 Release October 20 2022

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.

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