Here’s your weekly Fedora report. Read what happened this week and what’s coming up. Your contributions are welcome (see the end of the post)!

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Releaseopen bugs

Prioritized Bugs

See the Prioritized Bugs documentation for information on the process, including how to nominate bugs.

Bug IDComponentStatus

Fedora Linux 38


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

  • 2023-01-17 — Deadline for Self-Contained Changes
  • 2023-01-18 — F38 Mass rebuild begins


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

Add -fno-omit-frame-pointer and -mno-omit-leaf-frame-pointer to default compilation flagsSystem-WideApproved
Perl: Replace versioned MODULE_COMPAT_ requires by RPM dependency generatorSystem-WideApproved
GNU Make version 4.4System-WideApproved
Add _FORTIFY_SOURCE=3 to distribution build flagsSystem-WideApproved
Restore stricter SSH hostkeys permissionsSystem-WideApproved
Upgrade ImageMagick to version 7Self-ContainedApproved
Fedora Budgie SpinSelf-ContainedApproved
Use mdadm for BIOS RAID Support in AnacondaSelf-ContainedApproved
Pyramid 2.0Self-ContainedFESCo #2924
Xfce 4.18Self-ContainedFESCo #2925
Unified Kernel Support Phase 1System-WideFESCo #2926
X Server Prohibits Byte-swapped ClientsSystem-WideFESCo #2927
Shorter Shutdown TimerSystem-WideFESCo #2928
Rpmautospec by DefaultSystem-WideAnnounced
Noto Fonts For More LanguagesSystem-WideAnnounced
GNU Toolchain Update (gcc 13.0, binutils 2.39, glibc 2.37, gdb 12.1)System-WideAnnounced
FPC repackagingSelf-ContainedAnnounced

Fedora Linux 39


The table below lists proposed Changes.

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


Have something you want included? You can file an issue or submit a pull request in the fedora-pgm/pgm_communication repo.