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These changes have been accepted by the Fedora [[Fedora_Engineering_Steering_Committee |Engineering Steering Committee]] for the Fedora 28 Release as System Wide Changes.
 
These changes have been accepted by the Fedora [[Fedora_Engineering_Steering_Committee |Engineering Steering Committee]] for the Fedora 28 Release as System Wide Changes.
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===[[Changes/ImprovedLaptopBatteryLife | Improved Laptop Battery Life]]===
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Improve Fedora (Workstation) Battery Life by enabling various hardware power-saving features by default.
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====Owners====
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* Owner: Hans de Goede
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* Release notes owner:
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====Tracking====
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* Last updated: 2017-12-05
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* Tracking bug: [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1520902 #1520902]
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* Status: Change accepted
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===[[Changes/time-1.8 | time-1.8]]===
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A new time tool version 1.8 has changed output format.
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====Owners====
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* Owner: Petr Písař
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* Release notes owner:
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====Tracking====
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* Last updated: 2017-12-05
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* Tracking bug: [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1520903 #1520903]
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* Status: Change accepted
  
 
===[[Changes/Ruby 2.5 | Ruby 2.5]]===
 
===[[Changes/Ruby 2.5 | Ruby 2.5]]===

Revision as of 12:44, 5 December 2017


Fedora 28 Accepted System Wide Changes Proposals

These changes have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 28 Release as System Wide Changes.

Improved Laptop Battery Life

Improve Fedora (Workstation) Battery Life by enabling various hardware power-saving features by default.

Owners

  • Owner: Hans de Goede
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2017-12-05
  • Tracking bug: #1520902
  • Status: Change accepted

time-1.8

A new time tool version 1.8 has changed output format.

Owners

  • Owner: Petr Písař
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2017-12-05
  • Tracking bug: #1520903
  • Status: Change accepted

Ruby 2.5

Ruby 2.5 is the latest stable version of Ruby. Many new features and improvements are included for the increasingly diverse and expanding demands for Ruby. With this major update from Ruby 2.4 in Fedora 26 to Ruby 2.5 in Fedora 28, Fedora becomes the superior Ruby development platform.

Owners

  • Owner: Vít Ondruch
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2017-11-21
  • Tracking bug:#1515518
  • Status: Change accepted

NSS Default File Format SQL

Change the NSS library default to use the sqlite based data storage, when applications don't specify their preferred storage file format.

Owners

  • Owner: Kai Engert
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2017-11-06
  • Tracking bug: #1474771
  • Status: Not being worked on

Annotated Binaries

This change causes extra information to be stored in binary files compiled by gcc. This information can be used by scripts to check on various features of the file, such as the hardening options used or potential ABI conflicts.

Owners

  • Owner: Nick Clifton
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2017-10-16
  • Tracking bug: #1502660
  • Status: Change accepted

Deprecate TCP wrappers

TCP wrappers is a simple tool to block incoming connection on application level. This was very useful 20 years ago, when there were no firewalls in Linux. This is not the case for today and connection filtering should be done in network level or completely in application scope if it makes sense. After recent discussions I believe it is time to go for this package, if not completely, than at least as a dependency of modern daemons in system by default.

Owners

  • Owner: Jakub Jelen
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2017-09-25
  • Tracking bug: #1495181
  • Status: Change accepted

Switch libidn-using applications to IDNA2008

The proposed change is about deprecating libidn, which supports IDNA2003, and switch all applications using libidn, to libidn2 2.0.0, which supports IDNA2008.

Owners

  • Owner: Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos, Robert Scheck
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2017-04-25
  • Tracking bug: #1488806
  • Status: Change accepted

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Fedora 28 Accepted Self Contained Changes Proposals

These changes have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 28 Release as Self Contained Changes.


Category:ChangeAcceptedF28 and Category:SelfContainedChange

Erlang 20

Update Erlang/OTP to version 20.

  • Owner: Peter Lemenkov, Fedora Erlang SIG, Randy Barlow, Jeremy Cline
  • Last updated: 2017-11-21
  • Completed: no

PHP 7.2

Update the PHP stack in Fedora to latest version 7.2.x

  • Owner: Remi Collet and PHP SIG
  • Last updated: 2017-12-05
  • Completed: yes

Sugar 0.112

Update Sugar to the new upstream 0.112 stable feature release.

  • Owner: Peter Robinson
  • Last updated: 2017-11-02
  • Completed: no

Packaging Rust applications/libraries

Add required tools/instructions for packaging applications/libraries written in Rust. Rust is a systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents segfaults, and guarantees thread safety.

  • Owner: Igor Gnatenko (on behalf of Rust SIG)
  • Last updated: 2017-10-30
  • Completed: no

Facter3

This is an update of the Facter package from 2.X to 3.X. It is a self contained changed which will impact puppet directly and potentially any other tools that make use of facter to gather information.

  • Owner: James Hogarth
  • Last updated: 2017-10-16
  • Completed: no

MinGW MiniDebugInfo

Analogously to the MiniDebugInfo change for native packages, install minimal debuginfos by default also for MinGW packages.

  • Owner: Sandro Mani
  • Last updated: 2017-09-18
  • Completed: yes