Suggested Freeze Policy change for Fedora 22+

Stephen Gallagher sgallagh at
Fri Oct 31 18:44:06 UTC 2014

On Fri, 2014-10-31 at 10:34 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 11:17:39 -0400,
>   Stephen Gallagher <sgallagh at> wrote:
> >
> >The idea here is to ensure that there is a clear engineering deadline in
> >order to guarantee that the QA team has a reasonable time period in
> >which to perform validation tests. I think this approach is too risky
> >this late in the F21 process, which is why I propose this only for
> >Fedora 22 and later.
> Are the automatic slips always going to be a full week? While we normally 
> slip full week, there have been cases recently where slips of less than a 
> week have been contemplated.

Well, we learned during those questions that it's a matter of
coordination with the mirrors. They expect to have our master trees
prepared at certain times or they can't be mirrored out in time for the
Tuesday launches. So really, we need to keep to the same schedule
wherever possible.
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