Fwd: Submission deadline for Changes of Fedora 23

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 16:25:44 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 01:28:12PM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 01:22:24PM -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > > ISTM we have a few contenders that are not yet listed in the proposed
> > > changes[1] list:
> > > * Integrating distro upgrade
> > Sadly, I don't have anybody free to work on this in the short term. We
> > can probably pick this up in August, but by then it may be too late for
> > F23.
> It certainly would be nice for upgrades to be testable by the alpha
> release, mid August, but maybe that could be pushed back to a beta
> target? Seems kind of risky.

Given the Alpha freeze is end of July, that seems too late.  I don't
like the idea of skirting deadlines to get something that's
historically touchy into a release at the last minute.  I think what
Matthias is saying is F24 makes a better target here.  That's fine;
I'm just looking to clarify.

> What's the fallback option here? Find someone to keep FedUp working for
> one more release?

Either that, or we have people resort only to something like
fedora-upgrade.  Frankly, changing twice in the course of two releases
won't build user confidence, though.  cc'ing wwoods to see what he

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