Launchpad 1.1.11 released!

Welcome to Launchpad 1.1.11, the penultimate Launchpad release for 2007!

We have two big pieces of news this month!

  • Personal Package Archives are now out of beta and available to all Launchpad users and teams. Find out more in our quick-start guide at help.launchpad.net/PPAQuickStart
  • Launchpad Translations is now much quicker and rock-solid. Expect exports and imports in half the time and next to no timeouts.

So, what else is new in Launchpad 1.1.11?

Distribution Management and PPA (Soyuz)

  • Personal Package Archives are now available to all Launchpad users who have signed the Ubuntu Code of Conduct and imported a GPG key into their Launchpad account.
  • Accepting or rejecting packages from the upload queue web interface now sends appropriate emails. (Bug 152400)

Code Hosting

  • Error messages generated when pushing to a branch using bzr+ssh are now much clearer. (Bug 93606)
  • The branch action ‘Register merge proposal’ has been renamed to ‘Propose for merging’ as it makes more sense to the casual user. (Bug 162763)
  • Launchpad’s branch mirroring system should now be more reliable. (Bug 121331)

Bug Tracker

  • Several improvements to the text bug view page (e.g. edge.launchpad.net/bugs/1/+text) including the addition of: comments, tags, attachment URLs and the relevant component (for bugs reported against distribution packages). (Bugs 139327, 54333, 139398)
  • Launchpad tracks how each bug affects different projects and communities. A text view is now available for each of these instances. For example: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-session/+bug/26419/+text (Bug 130051)
  • Email addresses in bug descriptions are no longer visible to anonymous users, including search engine spiders.
  • Distribution bug package pages now show the total number of bugs that are open, critical, unassigned and in progress. (Bug 107402)
  • Users can now perform advanced searches within textual bug listings (pages ending in +bugs-text) in the same way as they can for graphical bug listings (pages ending in +bugs). (Bug 51836)

Answers

  • Email addresses in questions are no longer visible to anonymous users, including search engine spiders.

Translations

  • The speed and reliability of Launchpad Translations should now be significantly improved following a major refactoring. Translations exports and imports are expected to be twice as fast and day to day translations use will be much quicker. (Bug 30602)

3 Responses to “Launchpad 1.1.11 released!”

  1. Marco Rodrigues Says:

    I would like to have more options for PPA in archive, like to remove a package, click on the package and see the builds of it, like we have in source.

    I also like to receive a message after all builds of a package to know where it fails and to click in the URL to the build log of which arch, and in that package have the apt:// to install the deb if we want.

    I don’t know if these features are already reported or in TODO list, but PPA needs some features.

  2. André Gondim Says:

    Sounds good. That is so good to use translation!
    ;)

  3. Djihed Afifi Says:

    Do you mean deployed or released?

    I’m honestly confused.

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