Fedora program update: 2021-02

Originally published at: Fedora program update: 2021-02 – Fedora Community Blog

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora this week. Self-Contained Change proposals for Fedora 34 are due by Tuesday 19 January. The mass rebuild begins on 20 January.

Not next week, but normally I have weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting-1. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections, or anything else.

Announcements

Help wanted

Prioritized Bugs

Bug ID Component Status
1883609 shim ASSIGNED
1900227 gnome-control-center NEW
1912046 systemd NEW
1582116 firefox NEW

Upcoming meetings

Releases

Fedora 34

Schedule

Upcoming key schedule milestones:

  • 2021-01-19 — Change proposal deadline: Self-Contained Changes
  • 2021-01-20 — Spins keepalive deadline
  • 2021-01-20–2021-02-09 — Mass rebuild
  • 2021-02-09 — Fedora 34 branches from Rawhide
  • 2021-02-09 — Change completion deadline (testable)
  • 2021-02-23 — Change completion deadline (100% code complete)
  • 2021-02-23 — Beta freeze begins

Changes

Proposal Type Status
RPM-level auto release and changelog bumping System-Wide FESCo #2441
CompilerPolicy Change System-Wide FESCo #2409
Make Fedora CoreOS a Fedora Edition System-Wide FESCo #2516
Enable spec file preprocessing System-Wide Rejected
DNF/RPM Copy on Write enablement for all variants System-Wide Approved
Enable btrfs transparent zstd compression by default System-Wide Approved
IBus 1.5.24 System-Wide Approved
LTO Build Improvements System-Wide Approved
Unify the GRUB configuration files location across all supported architectures System-Wide FESCo #2543
Xfce-4.16 Self-Contained Approved
Deprecate xemacs, xemacs-packages-base, xemacs-packages-extra, and neXtaw Self-Contained Approved
Localization measurement and tooling Self-Contained FESCo #2545
LXQt 0.16.0 Self-Contained FESCo #2546
Signed RPM Contents System-Wide FESCo #2547
Comp Neuro Container Image Self-Contained Announced
Scale ZRAM to Full Memory Size Self-Contained Announced
Enable HarfBuzz in FreeType Self-Contained Announced
PostgreSQL 13 Self-Contained Announced
Remove Guile Support From Toolchain Self-Contained Announced
BIND 9.16 Self-Contained Announced
Make selinux-policy up-to-date with the latest kernel Self-Contained Announced
Remove Python2 RPM Macros Self-Contained Announced

Changes approved, rejected, or withdrawn will be removed from this table the next week. See the ChangeSet page for a full list of approved changes.

Fedora 35

Changes

Proposal Type Status
PHP 8.0 Self-Contained Announced
Retire python3.5 Self-Contained Announced

Changes approved, rejected, or withdrawn will be removed from this table the next week. See the ChangeSet page for a full list of approved changes.

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I assume max-zram-size=8096 is meant to be max-zram-size=8192?

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That’s a good point! I’ll forward this to the developers.

And now it’s updated to say 8192. :slight_smile: Thanks for the catch!