Proposed release criteria additions for F14+

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Fri Jun 25 17:59:50 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 11:28:16AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> Sorry for the cross-post, but figured it's worth CCing devel in case
> anyone has concerns on these.
> I'm currently working on a plan to expand desktop validation testing. As
> part of the discussion around this, Christoph Wickert proposed several
> additions to the release criteria that seem sensible to me. I'd like to
> propose we add these to the criteria for F14 and on:
> * Saving passwords in the desktop default keyring (if the desktop
>  implements one), and retrieving passwords from the keyring, must work
> * The desktop default update manager must not periodically check for
>  updates when the system is booted live, but must periodically check for
>  updates when running on an installed system
> * The desktop's offered mechanisms for shutting down, logging out and
>  rebooting must work
> Anyone have comments or objections to these? Suggestions for what
> release they should come in? I'd say #1 should be final and #2 and #3
> should be beta, off the top of my head.

Given that #1 should be already present for several desktops, as a
feature for any new desktops I'd expect it to be in place by Beta.
Regression testing ahead of RC->Gold should test all three to ensure

Otherwise, +1 for me.

Matt Domsch
Technology Strategist
Dell | Office of the CTO

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