Request for Comments: Proposed changes to Fedora development cycle

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Tue Oct 16 17:51:43 UTC 2007

Hans de Goede wrote:
> Jesse Keating wrote:
>> On Tue, 16 Oct 2007 17:05:51 +0200
>> Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede at> wrote:
>>> So all in all:
>>> -calling it alpha / beta / release candidate instead of test# +1
>>> -no freeze for alpha +1
>>> -early branching (I would say a week for the RC) +1
>>> -making builds in the release branch goto updates-testing after
>>>   branching -1 (esp combined with early branching)
>> Good, discussion!
>> Here is the problem, if the build is not deemed "good" by rel-eng to be
>> in the release after the release candidate where does it go?
> Why does this deeming good have to be done by rel-eng? Thats creating 
> both a bottle-neck and a hoop to jump through.

Someone has to do it, who?


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