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Fedora Projects Weekly Report : 06 March 2006
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[edit] Core


[edit] Extras

  • New packages added to Fedora Extras: gnome-schedule, lucidlife, oddjob, libopensync-plugin-gpe, w3c-libwww, perl-Spiffy, tinyfugue, sqlite2, jthread, libtomoe-gtk, linux-libertine-fonts, planet, heartbeat, libopensync-plugin-kdepim, libipoddevice, perl-IO-All, perl-Spoon, ipod-sharp, qgit, lcov, banshee
  • Major Topics in this weeks FESCo meeting :
  • Kernel module standardization
  • xen naming problems should be solved soon
  • scop will fire some test builds (site note: there was a problem; see the lists)
  • Mass rebuild of Extras for FC5
  • poke thias again -- he still has a lot of packages that are not yet rebuild (site note: poked, no response yet)
  • orphans that can be removed without breaking other stuff will be deleted from the repo and disabled in cvs (site note: was done already by mschwendt).
  • gst08 -- we need this in FE5 because some packages depend on it. Plan: Get it into extras until next Thursday. even if it's not perfect.
  • EOL Policy for FE
  • No process. thl has it on his todo-list.
  • Encourage Extras reviews
  • better documentation. warren will do that after FC5 is out the door
  • Broken deps report
  • problems when running on rawhide. mschwendt and skvidal will look into this.
  • Weekly sponsorship nomination
  • Nobody.
  • separate lists for bugzilla-spam
  • warren is working on it
  • FE-NEEDSPONSOR tracker bug
  • Will be removed from the schedule. Warren will document it in the updated documentation. We can put it back if there is anything remaining regarding it.
  • Free discussion; Highlights: Script that automatically checks things during review, Multilib in extras (seems some people don't like the idea)
  • Mass rebuild of extras/development for FE5 still in progress -- see the announce-mail for details. There are still around 180 packages that need a rebuild; See FC5Status in the wiki for details.
  • Highlights from fedora mailinglists regarding Fedora Extras
  • Extras Lists Transition Plan
  • Request for help and opinions: Rebuilding and basic checking for orphans
  • Documentation request
  • Wine and x86_64
  • games sig - Downloader for shareware data files for gpl engines such as vavoom
  • Rebuild status
  • Orphans?
  • Important - Removed orphans from repository

Ambassadors & Marketing

[edit] Ambassadors & Marketing

  • AlexMaier announces the first Ambassador Recognition Award
  • RahulSundaram reminds all Ambassadors that they must sign the CLA to have wiki access
  • ChitleshGoorah announces an unofficial FC5T3 Live CD for download
  • ThomasCanniot previews the Fedora Flyers
  • DamienDurand joins as a Belgian Ambassador

[edit] Event Notes

  • ThijsHulshof announces success of the ["FedoraEvents/FedoraDay"] in the Netherlands
  • FredericHornain reports on ["FedoraEvents/FOSDEM"] 2006
  • RahulSundaram reports on ["FUDCon/FUDConDelhi2006"]
  • FlorianBrand announces the cfp for ["FUDCon/FUDConWiesbaden2006"]


[edit] Documentation

Kadischi Weekly Report : 06 February 2005

[edit] Kadischi

  • ChitleshGoorah created a livecd based on the Fedora Core 5 Test 3 which was available for download at Thanks to JonFautley.

About the Live CD The liveCD was gnome-based only. Language & Keyboard settings : french (fr) ISO size: 694.2 MB License: same as Fedora Core 5 Test 3 username = root password = fedora

why french? because he had already an iso for a French project and to promote FC5 as well.


[edit] L10N


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Report Writers & Translators

[edit] Report Writers & Translators

Project Writer/Editor Translations
Editor RahulSundaram ThomasChung English
Universe RahulSundaram English
wiki:Self:Core JesseKeating English
wiki:Self:Extras ThorstenLeemhuis English
wiki:Self:Kadischi ChitleshGoorah English
wiki:Self:Ambassadors TejasDinkar English
wiki:Self:L10N AmanAlam English

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