Fedora 19 Feature/Branch Freeze coming in one week

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Tue Mar 5 12:15:21 UTC 2013

As time flows really fast, we are getting closer to another important 
milestones for Fedora 19 [1] on 2013-03-12 (as agreed by FESCo):
* Feature Freeze -- Planning & Development Ends
* Branch Freeze -- Branch Fedora 19 from Rawhide

Feature Freeze is in one week from now, please keep in mind that 
it's the time when your features has to be in *substantially 
complete and in a testable state!*. See the Feature Freeze policy [2].

Please update your feature pages - with the best percentage done 
"estimate" - 80%+ and last updated field (do not update Features List, 
it's  automatically generated now). If you're *at risk* of not making 
the Feature Freeze, please update your feature page accordingly
and let me know. The community can help a lot, communication is the

For Branch Freeze Policy, take a look on [3] and also on the list
of orphaned packages and packages that have failed to build since 
Fedora 17, as these are going to be blocked on Branch date [4].

The full Fedora 19 schedule moved to a new, program manager neutral 
place, see [5]. Please, let me know if you need any change in the


[1] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/19/Schedule
[2] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Feature_Freeze_Policy
[3] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Branch_Freeze_Policy
[4] http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel/2013-March/179338.html
[5] http://fedorapeople.org/groups/schedule/f-19/

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