Blocker bug process proposal: make FESCo blockers automatic

Dan Mossor danofsatx at
Fri Jul 11 04:53:43 UTC 2014

On 07/10/2014 03:54 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> Hi folks! So, we have this Alpha release criterion:
> it was added back in 2013 -
> -
> to provide a documented process by which FESCo could designate bugs as
> blocking the release. Practically, FESCo has always been able to do
> this, but we didn't used to have a way of keeping track of it.
> It occurs to me that there's really no reason for FESCo-designated
> blockers to go through the review process: there's really nothing to be
> discussed, if FESCo says "we designate this bug as a blocker", then it's
> a blocker. We don't need to propose and review it. So I suggest we
> should amend the Automatic Blockers policy:
> with this additional bullet:
> * Bugs designated as release blockers by FESCo (see [[{{FedoraVersion|
> long|next}}_Alpha_Release_Criteria#FESCo_blocker_bugs]])
> does this make sense to you all? Thanks!
Makes sense. Make it so.

Dan Mossor, RHCSA
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