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FPgM report: 2019-46

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora Program Management this week. Fedora 29 will reach end of life on 26 November. Elections voting begins next week. Candidates must submit their interviews before the deadline or they will not be on the ballot.

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Fedora BoF at Ohio LinuxFest 2019

I held a Fedora Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) session at Ohio LinuxFest in Columbus, Ohio on November 1. Ohio LinuxFest is a regional conference for free and open source software professionals and enthusiasts. Since it’s just a few hours drive from my house, it seemed like an obvious event for me to attend. We had a great turnout and a lively conversation of the course of an hour.

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Fedora status updates: November 2019

Welcome to the monthly set of updates on key areas within Fedora. This update includes Fedora Council representatives, Fedora Editions, and Fedora Objectives. The content here is based on the weekly updates submitted to the Fedora Council, published to the project dashboard.

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FPgM report: 2019-45

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora Program Management this week. Fedora 29 will reach end of life on 26 November. Elections nominations are open through 13 November.

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Accommodating Flock in the release schedule

Jiří Konečný posted a request on the devel list a few weeks ago—he wanted to require a successful compose before the release is branched from Rawhide. As often happens, it’s not as simple as it seems on the surface, and the discussion eventually came around to not branching right after Flock.

This, too, isn’t as simple as it might seem. Changing one milestone in the schedule has impacts on the remaining milestones. We can make changes, of course, but we want to make sure we’re aware of the potential side effects. After discussing this with Mohan Boddu of the release engineering team, I have a few possible alternatives.

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FPgM report: 2019-44

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora Program Management this week. Fedora 31 was released on Tuesday. Fedora 29 will reach end of life on 26 November.

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-related FOSDEM activities

FOSDEM is a free-to-attend event held every year in Brussels, Belgium. It is a community-run event for developers to meet and work together. In 2020 it will be held on 1–2 February—the weekend following DevConf.CZ. The main track proposals are closed, but there are a few Fedora-related or -adjacent activities if you’re interested.

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FPgM report: 2019-43

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora Program Management this week. Fedora 31 RC1.9 is GO and will release on Tuesday 29 October. We are currently under the Final freeze.

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

Help wanted

Upcoming meetings

Fedora 31

Schedule

  • 29 October — Final release target #1

Fedora 32

Changes

Announced

Submitted to FESCo

Approved by FESCo

FPgM report: 2019-42

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora Program Management this week. Fedora 31 was declared No-Go. We are currently under the Final freeze.

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

Help wanted

Upcoming meetings

Fedora 31

Schedule

  • 29 October — Final release target #1

Blocker bugs

Bug IDBlocker statusComponentBug status
1747408Accepted (previous release)distributionMODIFIED
1728240Accepted (final)sddmPOST
1691430Accepted (final)dnfON_QA
1762689Proposed (final)gnome-softwareON_QA
1762751Proposed (Final)PackageKitNEW

Fedora 32

Changes

Announced

Submitted to FESCo

CPE update

Community Application Handover & Retirement Updates

  • Nuancier: Maintainer(s) found. Changes discussion happening on the infrastructure mailing list
  • Fedocal: Maintainer Found! Admin domain is handed over and the CPE team are engaging with the new maintainer to fully transition & Taiga board is created
  • Elections: Blocked by PostgreSQL database is missing in application catalogue
  • Badges: Discussion still ongoing for maintainers – please come forward if interested!
  • Pastebin: Updated to point to CentOS and updated in F30 & F31

Other Project updates

  • Rawhide Gating: Still on track for early November release.
  • repoSpanner: Email from one of our team detailing their discoveries during a two week performance sprint is on the infrastructure mailing list
  • JMS messaging plugin is working now ** PR to jms upstream submitted, waiting for review from upstream maintainer
  • CentOS mirror is migrated to CentOS 7 node (ansible managed), and now fully working for CentOS Stream
  • CentOS 7.7 aarch64 was retired from EPEL – it no longer works

FPgM update: 2019-41

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora Program Management this week. The Go/No-Go meeting is next week. We are currently under the Final freeze.

No office hours next week, but normally 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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