Never too late for bug-squashing

With over a hundred RC bugs still outstanding for Jessie, there’s never been a better time to host a bug-squashing party in your local area. Here’s how I do it. At home is fine, if you don’t mind guests. You don’t need to seek out a sponsor and borrow or hire office space. If there…

Alcester BSP, day three

We have had a rather more successful weekend then I feared, as you can see from our log on the wiki page. Steve reproduced and wrote patches for several installer/bootloader bugs, and Neil and I spent significant time in a maze of twisty zope packages (we have managed to provide more diagnostics on the bug,…

Alcester BSP, day two

Neil has abandoned his reputation as an RM machine, and instead concentrated on making the delayed queue as long as he can. I’m reliably informed that it’s now at a 3-year high. Steve is delighted that his reigning-in work is finally having an effect.

Alcester BSP, day one

Perhaps I should say evening one, since we didn’t get going until nine or so. I have mostly been processing unblocks – 13 in all. We have a delayed upload and a downgrade in the pipeline, plus a tested diff for Django. Predictably, Neil had the one and only removal request so far.