Author: Ben Cotton (page 1 of 12)

Changing the Release Readiness Meeting process

If you’ve attended a Release Readiness Meeting in the last few years, you’ve noticed that there’s a lot of me asking for an update from a team and getting no response. This makes the meeting a lot less valuable for the project and for the people who attend. And because the Release Readiness Meeting is held after the first Go/No-Go meeting, there’s not much chance to fix unready issues. Let’s make this better.

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Fedora program update: 2020-08

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week.

I have weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting-1. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections, or anything else.

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Fedora program update: 2020-07

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week.

I have weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting-1. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections, or anything else.

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Fedora program update: 2020-06

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week.

I have weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting-1. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections, or anything else.

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Fedora program update: 2020-05

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week.

I hold weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting-1, but if you’ll be at FOSDEM or Copyleft Conf, you can catch me in person. The mass rebuild is underway. Here’s what to do if your build fails.

Announcements

CfPs

ConferenceLocationDateCfP
Open Source Summit NAAustin, TX, US22–24 Jun 2020closes 16 Feb

Help wanted

Upcoming meetings

  • FPgM office hours: 1400 UTC Wednesday in #fedora-meeting-1
  • Fedora Council: 1500 UTC Wednesday in #fedora-meeting-1

Releases

Fedora 32

Schedule

  • 2020-02-11: Mass rebuild ends
  • 2020-02-11: Branch day
  • 2020-02-11: Code Complete (testable) deadline
  • 2020-02-25: 100% Code complete deadline
  • 2020-02-25: Beta freeze begins

Changes

ProposalTypeStatus
Enable EarlyOOMSystem-WideReady for FESCo
Provide OpenType Bitmap FontsSelf-ContainedReady for FESCo
Additional buildroot to test x86-64 micro-architecture updateself-ContainedReady for FESCo
Reduce installation media size by improving the compression ratio of SquashFS filesystemSystem-WideReady for FESCo
Deprecate python-noseSelf-ContainedReady for FESCo
Update Haskell packages to Stackage LTS 14Self-ContainedReady for FESCo
Python3-rdiff-backupSelf-ContainedReady for FESCo
PostgreSQL 12Self-ContainedReady for FESCo
LTO by default for packagesSystem-WideDeferred to F33

Changes approved, rejected, or withdrawn will be removed from this table the next week. See the ChangeSet page for a full list of approved changes.

Fedora 33

Changes

ProposalTypeStatus
Retire python26Self-ContainedAccepted
Retire python34Self-ContainedAccepted

Changes approved, rejected, or withdrawn will be removed from this table the next week. See the ChangeSet page for a full list of approved changes.

Fedora program update: 2020-04

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week.

I will not hold office hours next week due to travel, but if you’ll be at FOSDEM, you can catch me in person.

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Fedora program update: 2020-03

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week.

I will not hold office hours next week due to travel, but if you’ll be at DevConf.CZ, you can catch me in person.

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Fedora program update: 2020-02

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this last week.

I have weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting-1. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections, or anything else.

Announcements

CfPs

ConferenceLocationDateCfP
OSCONPortland, OR, US13–16 Jul 2020closes 14 Jan
Open Source Summit NAAustin, TX, US22–24 Jun 2020closes 16 Feb

Help wanted

  • The COPR team wants your feedback on the work to happen in 2020. Vote online for your preferences.

Upcoming meetings

Releases

Fedora 32

Schedule

  • 2020-01-21 Submission deadline for Self-Contained Changes
  • 2020-01-22 Spins keepalive deadline
  • 2020-01-22 Mass rebuild begins

Changes

ProposalTypeStatus
Drop Optical Media Release CriterionSystem-WideAccepted
Ruby 2.7System-WideAccepted
Enable fstrim.timer by defaultSystem-WideReady for FESCo
Use update-alternatives for /usr/bin/cc and /usr/bin/c++System-WideReady for FESCo
LTO by default for package buildsSystem-WideAccepted
Adopting sysusers.d formatSystem-WideReady for FESCo
Move fonts language Provides to LangpacksSystem-WideReady for FESCo
GCC10System-WideReady for FESCo
Golang 1.14System-WideReady for FESCo
Restart services at end of rpm transactionSystem-WideReady for FESCo
Systemd presets for user unitsSystem-WideReady for FESCo
Enable EarlyOOMSystem-WideReady for FESCo
Mono 6.6Self-ContainedReady for FESCo
Provide OpenType Bitmap FontsSelf-ContainedAnnounced
Additional buildroot to test x86-64 micro-architecture updateself-ContainedAnnounced

Changes approved, rejected, or withdrawn will be removed from this table the next week. See the ChangeSet page for a full list of approved changes.

Fedora 33

Changes

ProposalTypeStatus
Binutils 2.34System-WideReady for FESCo
Retire python26Self-ContainedAnnounced
Retire python34Self-ContainedAnnounced

Changes approved, rejected, or withdrawn will be removed from this table the next week. See the ChangeSet page for a full list of approved changes.

Fedora program update: 2020-01

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week. Welcome to 2020!

I have weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting-1. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections, or anything else.

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Fedora at Prague Pyvo

Last month, the Fedora Council had a face-to-face meeting in Prague. While we were there, Miro Hrončok invited us to Prague Pyvo—the local Python meetup. Jona Azizaj, Matthew Miller, and I made the trip across town for what ended up being a Fedora-themed night.

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