Ubuntu Lunar Lobster Release Schedule
|Week||Date (Thursday)||23.04 events|
|1||October 27||Toolchain Uploaded|
|10||December 29||Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)|
|18||February 23||Feature Freeze, Debian Import Freeze|
|19||March 02||Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)|
|21||March 16||User Interface Freeze|
|22||March 23||Documentation String Freeze, Kernel Feature Freeze|
|23||March 27 (Monday)||Beta Freeze, Hardware Enablement Freeze|
|⠀||March 30||Beta (mandatory)|
|24||April 06||Kernel Freeze, Non Language Pack Translation Deadline|
|25||April 13||Final Freeze, Release Candidate, Language Pack Translation Deadline|
|26||April 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|
|2||November 03||Python 3.11 as supported|
|5||November 24||OpenLDAP 2.6 transition|
|6||December 01||binutils 2.40|
|11||January 05||Python 3.11 as default|
|13||January 19||Ruby 3.1|
|14||January 26||golang 1.20|
|15||February 02||glibc 2.37 upload|
|17||February 16||GCC 13 as option, GNOME 44 Beta|
|21||March 16||LLVM 16|
|22||March 23||GNOME 44.0|
Ubuntu Lunar Lobster 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||February 23 2023||n/a||n/a||utkarsh|
|UI Freeze||March 16 2023||n/a||n/a||paride|
|Doc String Freeze||March 23 2023||n/a||n/a||utkarsh|
|23.04 Beta||March 30 2023||Graham (EMEA)||Graham|
|Final Freeze||April 13 2023||Utkarsh (EMEA)||Utkarsh|
|23.04 Release||April 20 2023||sil2100 (EMEA)|
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.