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|Fedora Projects Weekly Report : 06 March 2006|
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- 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
- 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
- Important - Removed orphans from repository
|Ambassadors & Marketing|
 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 FC
5T3 Live CD for download
- ThomasCanniot previews the Fedora Flyers
- DamienDurand joins as a Belgian Ambassador
 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"]
|Kadischi Weekly Report : 06 February 2005|
- ChitleshGoorah created a livecd based on the Fedora Core 5 Test 3 which was available for download at ftp://ftp.dead.li/ 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.
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