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Re: Update on Fedora 7 release progress



On Thursday 24 May 2007 14:02:07 Jesse Keating wrote:
> We're getting closer, ever so closer.  Many of the hurdles have been
> cleared, such as getting all packages signed (which is why rawhide is slow
> to show up, lots of little churn), testing final code paths of compose
> tools, clearing a name through legal, etc...
>
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=FC7Blocker is the
> blocker bug.  We're currently either fixing, or heavily scrutinizing and
> downgrading what's left on this tracker.  We're continuing to test various
> things from our test matrix (which I need to update with my results):
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/7/FinalTreeTesting
>
> Due to the logistics of moving things around for a release and press
> announcements and all that, we have a firm go/nogo decision to make at 2pm
> EDT tomorrow (Friday) for a release on the 31st.  You'll probably see some
> discussion on this list, some in #fedora-devel, and as the nature goes,
> some discussion will happen over cube walls between various folks.  We'll
> try to be "public" about what's going on as best we can.

Ok, I'm just waiting on an anaconda build which we'll tag for f7-final.  That 
should be the last build tonight and what I'll base the RC trees on.  Rawhide 
should be almost the same, with the exception of fedora-release.  The RC isos 
will have the new fedora-release which points to repos that as of yet don't 
exist.

More testing of software raid would be appreciated, and making sure we don't 
bomb out of the installer due to Unicode stuff would be swell as well.  If 
this tree looks good, we'll slap the seal of approval on it and send it on 
its way to the mirrors.  If it's bad, well, we'll see where we get by 
2007-05-25 18:00 UTC.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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