[Ambassadors] Fedora 18 delayed yet again

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Tue Jan 8 14:38:19 UTC 2013


----- Original Message -----
> Soliard,
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> > I recently found this link in twitter...
> > 
> > http://www.linuxuser.co.uk/news/fedora-18-delayed-yet-again
> > 
> > Why people say bullshit?
> 
> It has been delayed.  Look on any site that has the Fedora 18 banner
> graphic.  On Thursday it changed from 5 days to 12 days.
> 
> The telltale sign is the fact that the most recent build is TC4 and
> they haven't even had an RC build yet.  TC4 came out yesterday and
> the go/no-go meeting was yesterday... so could you have predicted
> the outcome?
> 
> I'd not be surprised if it was pushed back another week or even
> several.  If they haven't had an RC build yet... how can it be
> released 11 days from now?  I did noticed that the "this is a
> pre-release version" message got removed in TC4 so in theory that
> could be a suitable substitute for an RC (Release Candidate)... so
> maybe 11 days is reasonable.

Just FYI and update for Ambassadors : we do have RC now - actually the
second one. And we are now more flexible, so in case we won't be
able to say Go on tomorrow's meeting, we try Friday for Go/No-Go ->
Thursday release (so only two days slip) but it's just speculation
right now :)

Jaroslav
 
> Please note that I *AM NOT* badmouthing anyone.  I don't care how
> long it takes... I'd prefer it to be without blocker bugs rather
> than being released before it is done.
> 
> I've been happily using the pre-release builds of Fedora 18 and using
> it on a number of machines.  It seems just as stable or more so than
> Fedora 17 (which I'm very happy with).  The blocker bugs didn't
> really affect me.
> 
> TYL,
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