F16 RC5 impending, please help test!

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Thu Nov 3 01:57:52 UTC 2011

So, that thing yesterday about RC4 being one last big push? I lied!

We found two more blockers this morning, fixed 'em, and had our arms
twisted at the go/no-go meeting to try and make it to go before the
release readiness meeting tomorrow. So the go/no-go decision is delayed,
and an RC5 is just about to be built. Should land within a couple hours.

There's only one changed package in RC5, but it's anaconda. (Well,
fedora-release-notes too, but that's not important). So, we should try
to get the installation matrix re-done, but we don't really need to
re-do base and desktop; we can trust the RC4 results for those two.

The bugs fixed are:


I don't want anyone to feel like they need to pull crazy stunts to get
the validation done in time - if we can't make it, we can't make it, and
we slip a week, it's not a disaster. But if we can make it that'd be

Thanks all!
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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