Archive:Release Engineering Release Tickets

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  • This page contains a list of all the tickets that are created by Release Engineerings for each release.
  • We intend to use this page for auto-ticket generation at the start of each phase.
    • Sub-numbered tasks will be individual tickets with the primary number added to the the task name in parentheses

Alpha

  1. Warn about Feature Submission deadline one week before
  2. Create images for Quality Assurance testing
  3. Warn about Feature Freeze one week before
  4. Warn about Alpha freeze one week before
  5. Create signing key
  6. Sign packages for Alpha
  7. Purge orphans
  8. Branch source control
  9. Update mash configs
  10. Enable Branched release nightly compose
  11. Turn on Bodhi to process updates to branched tree
  12. Update topic list for fedora-package-announce
  13. Create empty "updates" repos
  14. Update fedora-release in rawhide
    1. Add the signing key
    2. Disable all repos
    3. Enable the rawhide repo
    4. Have the main package require fedora-release-rawhide
  15. Update fedora-release for the branched tree
    1. Add the signing key
    2. Enable the updates-testing repo
    3. Disable the updates repo
    4. Unset metadata_expire for the fedora repo
  16. Update comps-rawhide target
  17. Create Alpha Test Compose (TC)
    1. Install CD/DVD (installation media)
    2. Live Desktops
  18. Coordinate release-notes.rpm
  19. Coordinate artwork packages
  20. Coordinate spins-kickstarts package
  21. Create Alpha Release Candidate (RC)
    1. Install CD/DVD (installation media)
    2. Spins (still need in Fedora 14?)
    3. Official Live Images
    4. Desktop Live Images
  22. Release Alpha
    1. Notify mirrors of upcoming Alpha release
    2. Stage official media torrents
    3. Stage Spins torrents
    4. Coordinate with torrent seeders for early seeding
    5. Create torrent configs for official Media (DVD, CD, and mirrored Live Images)
    6. Create torrent configs for Desktop Live Images
    7. Stage Alpha to the mirrors
    8. File export control notification
    9. Release mirrors
    10. Release torrents
  23. Remove RCs from alt.fedoraproject.org

Beta

  1. Warn about Beta Freeze
  2. Create Beta Test Compose (TC)
    1. Install CD/DVD (installation media)
    2. Desktop Live Images
  3. Coordinate release-notes.rpm
  4. Coordinate artwork packages
  5. Coordinate spins-kickstarts package
  6. Create Beta Release Candidate (RC)
    1. Install CD/DVD (installation media)
    2. Desktop Live Images
    3. Official Live Images
  7. Release Beta
    1. Notify mirrors of upcoming Beta release
    2. Stage official media torrents
    3. Stage Spins torrents
    4. Coordinate with torrent seeders for early seeding
    5. Create torrent configs for official Media (DVD, CD, and mirrored Live Images)
    6. Create torrent configs for Desktop Live Images
    7. Stage Beta to the mirrors
    8. File export control notification
    9. Remove Alpha Torrents
    10. Release mirrors
    11. Release torrents
  8. Remove RCs from alt.fedoraproject.org

Final

  1. Warn about Final Freeze (RC Phase) one week before
  2. Create Final Test Compose (TC)
    1. Install CD/DVD (installation media)
  3. Coordinate release-notes.rpm
  4. Coordinate artwork packages
  5. Coordinate spins-kickstarts package
  6. Create Final Release Candidate (RC)
    1. Install CD/DVD (installation media)
    2. Spins
    3. Official Live Images
  7. Update fedora-release package
    1. Enable updates repo
    2. Set metadata_expire=7d in fedora repo
    3. Disable updates-testing repo
  8. Disable Mirror Manager redirects
  9. Release Final
    1. Create Everything Repo
    2. Notify mirrors of upcoming Final release
    3. Stage official media torrents
    4. Stage Spins torrents
    5. Stage Spins mirrors
    6. Coordinate with torrent seeders for early seeding
    7. Create torrent configs for official Media (DVD, CD, and mirrored Live Images)
    8. Create torrent configs for Spins
    9. Stage Final to the mirrors
    10. File export control notification
    11. Remove Beta Torrents
    12. Release mirrors
    13. Release torrents
    14. Update PackageDB to point to the release repos for the App DB
  10. Propose Schedule for Next Release
  11. Remove RCs from alt.fedoraproject.org
  12. Create tickets and plan tasks for EOL