Debian 9 "Stretch" Hits Transition Freeze
Written by Michael Larabel in Debian on 6 November 2016 at 08:08 AM EST. 39 Comments
DEBIAN --
Debian 9 is stepping closer to being released with having hit the transition freeze this weekend. No new library transitions or package transitions on a large-scale will be permitted.

Debian 9.0 will enter a soft-freeze on 5 January while the full freeze is expected on 5 February. Things are looking good for Debian Stretch that should be released in 2017.

More details on the upcoming Debian development milestones via debian-devel-announce.
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