11.3. Point Releases

11.3.1. Point release announcement template

An annoucement mail for point releases can be generated using the template below and the following command:

$ sed \
  -e 's|%major%|5.0|g' \
  -e 's|%minor%|5.0.2|g' \
  -e 's|%codename%|lenny|g' \
  -e 's|%release_mail%|2009/msg00007.html|g'

Please check the mail carefully before sending and pass it to others for proof-reading.

Debian Live images for Debian GNU/Linux %major% updated

The Debian Live project is pleased to announce the availability of
updated Live images for its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux %major%
(codename "%codename%").

The images are available for download at:

    <http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/release/current-live/>

This update incorporates the changes made in the %minor% point release,
which adds corrections for security problems to the stable release
along with a few adjustments for serious problems. A full list of the
changes may be viewed at:

    <http://lists.debian.org/debian-announce/%release_mail%>

It also includes the following Live-specific changes:

 * [INSERT LIVE-SPECIFIC CHANGE HERE]
 * [INSERT LIVE-SPECIFIC CHANGE HERE]
 * [LARGER ISSUES MAY DESERVE THEIR OWN SECTION]


URLs
----

Download location of updated images:

  <http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/release/current-live/>

Debian Live project homepage:

  <http://live.debian.net/>

The current stable distribution:

  <http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable>

stable distribution information (release notes, errata etc.):

  <http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/>

Security announcements and information:

  <http://www.debian.org/security/>


About Debian
-------------

The Debian Project is an association of Free Software developers who
volunteer their time and effort in order to produce the completely free
operating system Debian GNU/Linux.


About Debian Live
-----------------

Debian Live is an official sub-project of Debian which produces Debian
systems that do not require a classical installer. Images are available
for CD/DVD discs, USB sticks and PXE netbooting as well as a bare
filesystem images for booting directly from the internet.


Contact Information
-------------------

For further information, please visit the Debian Live web pages at
<http://live.debian.net/> or alternatively send mail to
<debian-live@lists.debian.org>.