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on 8 August 2017

Ubuntu Foundations Development Summary: August 8, 2017


This newsletter is to provide a status update from the Ubuntu Foundations Team.  There will also be highlights provided for any interesting subjects the team may be working on.

If you would like to reach the Foundations team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-devel channel on freenode.

Highlights

The State of the Archive

  • The ongoing libevent transition is at 88% of completion
  • The GCC 7 transition has begun in artful-proposed; GCC 7 will be the default in 17.10, please help ensure your packages in the archive are up to date and ready to build with this new toolchain.
  • The transition to Perl 5.26 is in progress in artful-proposed, with some delays due to issues with the autopkgtest infrastructure and a sync of a reupload from Debian.  This is expected to reach artful early next week.
  • The python3 transition continues, with python3.5 being dropped from the list of supported versions in artful-proposed.  Packages uploaded today will build without python3.5 support, and python3.5 will be dropped from artful before release.

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