Infra & RelEng Update – Week 2 2024

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This is a weekly report from the I&R (Infrastructure & Release Engineering) Team. It also contain updates for CPE (Community Platform Engineering) Team as the CPE initiatives are in most cases tied to I&R work.

We provide you both infographic and text version of the weekly report. If you just want to quickly look at what we did, just look at the infographic. If you are interested in more in depth details look below the infographic.

Week: 08 January – 12 January 2024

Infrastructure & Release Engineering

Purpose of this team is to take care of day to day business regarding CentOS and Fedora Infrastructure and Fedora release engineering work.
It’s responsible for services running in Fedora and CentOS infrastructure and preparing things for the new Fedora release (mirrors, mass branching, new namespaces etc.).

Fedora Infra

CentOS Infra including CentOS CI

Release Engineering

CPE Initiatives


Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (or EPEL) is a Fedora Special Interest Group that creates, maintains, and manages a high quality set of additional packages for Enterprise Linux, including, but not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS and Scientific Linux (SL), Oracle Linux (OL).


  • Monthly Office Hours call last Wednesday
  • EPEL Steering Committee call
  • James Richardson onboarding
  • Requested vorbis-tools for EPEL9 to fix icedax package

Community Design

CPE has few members that are working as part of Community Design Team. This team is working on anything related to design in Fedora Community.


  • Working on Creative Freedom Summit 🀩
  • Podman / Podman Desktop Hackathon running this week
  • Getting assets ready for FOSDEM

List of new releases of apps maintained by CPE

Minor update of Noggin from 1.8.0 to 1.9.0 on 2024-01-10
Minor update of FMN from 3.2.0 to 3.3.0 on 2024-01-10

If you have any questions or feedback, please respond to this report or contact us on #redhat-cpe channel on matrix.

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