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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Changes approved, rejected, or withdrawn will be removed from this table the next week.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Changes approved, rejected, or withdrawn will be removed from this table the next week.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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Fedora program update: 2019-51

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week. This is the last update of 2019. We’ll see you all next year!

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Fedora program update: 2019-50

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week. The elections have ended. Congratulations to the winning candidates.

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Fedora program update: 2019-49

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week. The elections have ended. Congratulations to the winning candidates.

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Fedora 31 Elections Results

The Fedora 31 election cycle has concluded. Here are the results for each election. Congratulations to the winning candidates, and thank you all candidates for running in this election!

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Accidental EOL bug closures

As you’re probably aware, Fedora 29 reached End-of-Life (EOL) status yesterday. The Fedora Program Manager (that’s me!) is responsible for closing any bugs that are still open against that version. Typically, several thousand bugs remain open, so there is a script to do this. This morning, I accidentally closed bugs as EOL that should not have been closed. In the interests of community transparency, I want to share what happened.

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Changes to the Prioritized Bugs process

The Fedora Prioritized Bugs process was introduced a few years ago to bring attention to bugs that are high-impact or highly-visible, but don’t violate the release criteria. I recently made some changes to how we implement this in Bugzilla that will help make it easier to handle. This post is to explain the change as well as remind the community that the process exists. This can only work with community input.

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