Ubuntu Mantic Minotaur Release Schedule
|Week||Date (Thursday)||23.10 events|
|1||April 27||Toolchain Uploaded|
|10||June 29||Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)|
|17||August 17||Feature Freeze, Debian Import Freeze|
|18||August 24||Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)|
|20||September 07||User Interface Freeze|
|21||September 14||Documentation String Freeze, Kernel Feature Freeze|
|22||September 18 (Monday)||Beta Freeze, Hardware Enablement Freeze|
|⠀||September 21||Beta (mandatory)|
|23||September 28||Kernel Freeze, Non Language Pack Translation Deadline|
|24||October 05||Final Freeze, Release Candidate, Language Pack Translation Deadline|
|25||October 12||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|
|4||May 18||PHP 8.2|
|8||June 15||binutils 2.41 snapshot|
|12||July 13||GCC 13 as default|
|15||August 03||glibc 2.38|
|16||August 10||GNOME 45 Beta|
|17||August 17||Go 1.20 as default|
|21||September 14||LLVM 17 as default|
|22||September 21||GNOME 45.0|
Ubuntu Mantic Minotaur 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||August 17 2023||n/a||n/a||sil2100|
|UI Freeze||September 07 2023||n/a||n/a||utkarsh|
|Doc String Freeze||September 14 2023||n/a||n/a||utkarsh|
|23.10 Beta||September 21 2023||sil2100||utkarsh||utkarsh|
|Final Freeze||October 05 2023||sil2100||utkarsh||utkarsh|
|23.10 Release||October 12 2023||sil2100||sil2100, bdmurray||sil2100, bdmurray|
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.