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Fedora Weekly News Issue 140

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 140 for the week ending August 24, 2008.


Fedora Weekly News keeps you updated with the latest issues, events and activities in the Fedora community.

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In this section, we cover announcements from the Fedora Project.



Contributing Writer: Max Spevack

Fedora Infrastructure's ongoing issues

Paul Frields continued to post[0] periodic updates about Fedora Infrastructure.

"Our team has been hard at work for several days now, restoring services in the Fedora infrastructure. We started with what we identified as Fedora's "critical path," those systems required to restore minimum daily operation. That work to be completely finished by the end of the day. We then move on to our other value services to complete them as soon as possible."

[0] http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2008-August/msg00011.html

On August 22nd, a more complete report[1] was published. Rather than excerpt it here, Fedora Weekly News encourages readers to review the entire announcement.

[1] http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2008-August/msg00012.html

Finally, Dennis Gilmore announced[2] that "effective immediately we have replaced the CA that is in use for cvs.fedoraproject.org and koji.fedoraproject.org This effects uploading to lookaside cache and building packages."

[2] http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-announce/2008-August/msg00008.html

Email bounces

Seth Vidal explained[3] that "a number of addresses @fedoraproject.org there were windows when those email addresses would have bounced reporting that the address did not exist."

He goes on to say that the problem has been corrected, but anyone who wants the details should read the full message.

[3] http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-announce/2008-August/msg00007.html