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Fedora Overview

Personal Fedora Milestones

  • 2018: Elected into Council, re-elected into FESCo
  • 2017: Elected into FESCo
  • 2014: Started to represent Fedora as Ambassador
  • 2013: Fedora Infrastructure Apprentice & Release Engineer: Pushing (semi-)automation across relase engineering tasks for package cleanup, Rawhide signing and adopting HTTP Strict Transport Security for Fedora services
  • 2010: Rapidly increased Fedora package QA feedback (karma) by implementing Fedora Easy Karma
  • 2010: Initial assistance for Fedora Release Engineering handling buildroot overrides, contributions to Package DB
  • 2009: Sponsor and Provenpackager, implemented and operated upstream release monitoring (until 2015)
  • 2006: Fedora packager
  • 2005: Switched to Fedora



  • rerun autotools
libtoolize --automake --copy --force
automake-1.9 --add-missing --force-missing --copy
  • make configure not to reconfigure itself: In (or add after AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE


koji links


  • restorecon relabels files with type file_t (which means the file has no label)
  • mount -o context=system_u:object_r:tmp_t:s0 /dev/mapper/tmp /tmp - correct context for /tmp filesystem

Debuginfo Packages

RPM Comment/Macro Weirdness

Subpackage Requires

  • rpm -ql foo-devel | grep /usr/include | xargs grep -h 'include ' | sort | uniq
  • rpm -ql foo-python | grep python | xargs grep -h 'import ' | sort | uniq