2009.0 Development

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This page contains the development plans and release schedule for the next release of Mandriva Linux, Mandriva Linux 2009.


Initial wishlists

Technical specifications

The specifications are stored in SVN to allow better management: Specifications in svn

Below are specific pages dedicated to some focused points on 2009 specs:

Details of development releases

Development planning: 2009 planning and delivery

Antoine Ginies will be the release engineer for all Mandriva Linux 2009 editions. The following editions are planned for each pre-release:

  • Free : x86-32 and x86-64 DVDs, x86-32 CD, dual x86-32 / x86-64 Mini CD - 100% free / open source software
  • One : KDE and GNOME x86-32 CDs, including proprietary drivers

Here is the final schedule for the pre-releases and final release:

Release Planned date Real date
Mandriva Linux 2009 Alpha 1 2008/06/25 Internal release done: lots of bugs fixes on X and KDE4 integration
Mandriva Linux 2009 Alpha 2 2008/07/10 2008/07/10
Mandriva Linux 2009 Beta 1 (code name thornicrofti) 2008/07/29 2008/07/29
Mandriva Linux 2009 Beta 2 (code name okapi) 2008/08/19 2008/08/20
Mandriva Linux 2009 RC 1 (code name camelopard) 2008/09/03 2008/09/04
Mandriva Linux 2009 RC 2 (code name sophie) 2008/09/23 2008/09/25
Mandriva Linux 2009 Official Internal Release 2008/10/02 2008/10/02
Mandriva Linux 2009 Official Public Release 2008/10/09 2008/10/09 (Yes, we actually MADE A SHIP DATE, the world will end now)
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