Fedora 15 Important Release Milestones

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This page summarizes and describes the significant milestones in the Fedora development schedule for Fedora 15.

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Feature process
For more general information about the feature policy, refer to Features/Policy.

Definitions

Name Date Definition Restrictions Exceptions
Feature Submission Deadline 2011-01-25 Final date that new features can be submitted to the release New features must be submitted to next release Request exception from FESCo
Spins Submission Deadline 2011-01-25 Final date that new spins can be submitted for the release New spins must be submitted for the next release Request exception from the Spins SIG
Feature Freeze 2011-02-08 Feature development is complete or in a significantly complete state so that the feature can be adequately tested Bug fixes and polish only; significant development should be complete Request exception from FESCo
Spins Freeze 2011-02-08 No more Spins can be accepted for the release New spins must be submitted for the next release Request exception from the Spins SIG
branch from rawhide 2011-02-08 branch release under development from rawhide once branched, changes to release under development and rawhide must be checked into both places not applicable
Branch Freeze
Alpha Freeze 2011-02-15 Limit changes to prepare Alpha release

To be included:

  • Critical Path Packages--bug must block F15Alpha
  • All other packages need tag request
File tag request with Release Engineering
Software String Freeze 2011-02-15 No more changes to software strings so that translation can complete No new strings added Request exception from L10N
Beta Freeze 2011-04-05 Limit changes to prepare Beta release

To be included:

  • Critical Path Packages--bug must block F15Beta
  • All other packages need tag request
File tag request with Release Engineering
Final Freeze 2011-05-09 Severely limit changes to prepare the Release Candidate (RC) and Final release.
  • Bug must block F15Blocker
  • All other changes released as Updates
File tag request with Release Engineering
End of Life June 2012 Support for release ends No new updates are issued None