The Forgotten "F": A Tale of Fedora's Foundations

Ken Dreyer ktdreyer at
Thu Apr 24 16:40:35 UTC 2014

On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:07 AM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at> wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:04:41 -0600
> Ken Dreyer <ktdreyer at> wrote:
>> One practical difference is that there's no bug trackers for
>> individual COPRs. At least when a package is in Fedora, communication
>> can happen in a central place (Bugzilla), and there's an FE-LEGAL
>> blocker mechanism, etc. That tooling is much easier than trying to
>> handle things over private email, and none of that tooling exists
>> outside the distro. I've looked through COPR's features and roadmap
>> and I've not seen plans to add it, unfortunately.
> Well, copr does have a 'legal flag' checkbox... when you check this on
> a copr, it sends email to a bunch of people who can look at the thing
> and see if it really has an issue and can mail the copr maintainer
> about it.
> Not as easy, but should be workable for things noticed...

That's a good start at least. Thanks for pointing it out.

- Ken

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