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Prioritized Bugs

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Bug IDComponentStatus

Fedora Linux 38


Below are some upcoming schedule dates. See the schedule website for the full schedule.

  • 2022-12-27 — Deadline for System-Wide Changes and Changes requiring a mass rebuild
  • 2023-01-17 — Deadline for Self-Contained Changes


The table below lists proposed Changes. See the ChangeSet page or Bugzilla for information on approved Changes.

Perl: Replace versioned MODULE_COMPAT_ requires by RPM dependency generatorSystem-WideFESCo #2898
Golang 1.20System-WideApproved
Fedora Sway SpinSelf-ContainedApproved
libpinyin 2.8Self-ContainedApproved
GNU Make version 4.4System-WideFESCo #2916
Add _FORTIFY_SOURCE=3 to distribution build flagsSystem-WideFESCo #2917
Restore stricter SSH hostkeys permissionsSystem-WideFESCo #2919
Upgrade ImageMagick to version 7Self-ContainedFESCo #2920
Fedora Budgie SpinSelf-ContainedFESCo #2921
Use mdadm for BIOS RAID Support in AnacondaSelf-ContainedFESCo #2922
Pyramid 2.0Self-ContainedAnnounced
Xfce 4.18Self-ContainedAnnounced
Unified Kernel Support Phase 1System-WideAnnounced
X Server Prohibits Byte-swapped ClientsSystem-WideAnnounced
Shorter Shutdown TimerSystem-WideAnnounced

Fedora Linux 39


The table below lists proposed Changes.

Replace DNF with DNF5System-WideFESCo #2870
Boost 1.81 upgradeSystem-WideFESCo #2918


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