2011-06-27 - Fedora QA Meeting - recap

James Laska jlaska at redhat.com
Mon Jun 27 16:31:38 UTC 2011

As always, minutes and IRC transcript available at

TOPIC: Gnome Shell duplicate application names
      * On the terminal issue... xfce "terminal" is getting renamed to
      * There are 3 s-c-* utilites that are *duplicate* to the gnome
        control panel applets and both show in overview when searched.
        Discussing the possibility of kicking them out of the menu using
        "NotShowIn=GNOME" in desktop file
      * Stay tuned to desktop at lists.fedoraproject.org for continued
      * HELP: If you agree/disagree with kicking those 3 outta overview
        reply on the mailing list

TOPIC: AutoQA-0.5.0 - coming to a deployment near you!
      * Sorted out some issues caused by concurrent runs of the
        koji-bodhi watcher (refer to
      * tflink polished the autoqa notification routines so we don't
        'spam' bodhi and developers with too much email
      * At tflink's suggestion, jlaska migrated our remaining production
        F13 test clients to F14
      * lmr announced autotest-0.13.0 last week
        (https://fedorahosted.org/pipermail/autoqa-devel/2011-June/002454.html) - packages available for test in autoqa -testing repo
      * j_dulaney asked for progress on yum bug resulting in missing
        depcheck results. tflink reported this will take more
        investigation to figure out. There is a change in 0.5.0 where
        the non-missing results are reported now
        (https://fedorahosted.org/autoqa/ticket/284 and
      * Team ready to package and deploy autoqa-0.5.0.  Jlaska will
        update autoqa.spec in master, tflink will handle ChangeLog
        generation, and kparal will update the ''stable'' branch.
      * ACTION: kparal + jlaska to document autoqa release process on

TOPIC: R<sup>3</sup> - Retrospective recommendation review
      * Jlaska reminded folks that the retrospective recommendations are
        still out for review (refer to
      * If no additional feedback, jlaska will create tickets and a
        draft retrospective SOP this week

TOPIC: Cloud SIG testing
      * To get cloud images up on Amazon, we have to have them go
        through the full Spins process. Which means we need signoff from
        QA, rel-eng, and Design.
      * Testers needed to help document test procedures (test cases /
        matrix) and run tests
      * Rbergeron will send mail to the cloud list
        (https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/cloud) to
        initiate the process, interested testers please follow-up on the

TOPIC: Review Security Lab spin validation matrix
      * Athmane asked for feedback on his proposed Security Lab spin
        test matrix
      * https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-qa/ticket/207

TOPIC: systemd updates from Viking-Ice
      * https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/SysVtoSystemd
      * It was decided ( originally for base ) that all services that
        ship on a livecd ( aiming at default here but cover all live iso
        if doable ) have to be converted to native systemd and correctly
        package before alpha or else they will block the release
      * More details available at

TOPIC: Critical Path Test Cases
      * https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-qa/ticket/154
      * Athmane asked for status on number of remaining critpath tests
      * ACTION: jlaska - update ticket#154 with current critpath test

     1. kparal + jlaska to document autoqa release process on wiki
     2. jlaska - update ticket#154 with current critpath test coverage

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