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2007 November 19 FESCo Meeting



  • Brian Pepple (bpepple)
  • Jason Tibbitts (tibbs)
  • Dennis Gilmore (dgilmore)
  • Bill Nottingham (notting)
  • Tom Callaway (spot)
  • Warren Togami (warren)
  • Jeremy Katz (jeremy)
  • David Woodhouse (dwmw2)
  • Christian Iseli (c4chris)
  • Josh Boyer (jwb)
  • Kevin Fenzi (nirik)


  • Christopher Aillon (caillon)
  • Jesse Keating (f13)


Bugzilla Changes

  • Votes
  • For: warren, tibbs, notting, bpepple, c4chris, jwb, nirik, dwmw2, dgilmore
  • Against: None
  • Abstain: spot, jeremy

Deadline to drop kmods

  • FESCo approved a proposal to drop kmods immediately in Rawhide, since they will not be allowed in F9. Packages that depend on kmods will remain in Fedora because it's possible that the modules will get beaten into a shape, and included in upstream or Fedora kernels by F9 time.
  • Votes
  • For: bpepple, jwb, dwmw2, warren, nirik, jeremy, tibbs, dgilmore, notting, c4chris
  • Against: None
  • Abstain: spot

PPC in F9+

  • FESCo approved a proposal for the build system bits to remain the same, but the QA & Release Engineering processes will be done by the PPC team.
  • Votes
  • For: dgilmore, c4chris, bpepple, jeremy, tibbs, nirik, warren, spot, dwmw2, notting
  • Against: None
  • Abstain: jwb

Dropping orphaned packages from F8

  • Discussed when packages orphaned packages from F8 will be dropped from Rawhide. warren will get a list of orphaned packages, and FESCo will vote on this next week.

Using mdomsch's scripts to find AWOL contributors

  • Long discussion on possible solutions on finding AWOL contributors. For more details, please refer to the IRC log.


  • tibbs brought up the use of scratch builds in the review process. For more details, please refer to the IRC log.

IRC log can be found at: