[Sugar-devel] Fwd: [Test-Announce] Fedora 23 Final Release Compose 2 (RC2) Available Now!

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 04:23:09 EDT 2015

Hi All,

This could be the GA release for SoaS, please test.


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From: Adam Williamson <adamwill at fedoraproject.org>
Date: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 2:30 AM
Subject: [Test-Announce] Fedora 23 Final Release Compose 2 (RC2) Available Now!
To: test-announce at lists.fedoraproject.org

A little late [1], Fedora 23 Final Release Compose 2 (RC2) is now
available for testing. Please help us complete all the validation

This is rumor control, here are the facts: RC2 contains fixes for all
accepted blockers. However, there are several proposed blockers, at
least one of which is pretty likely to be accepted as a blocker at the
Go/No-Go meeting tomorrow. We don't want to pre-empt the meeting, but
talking with several QA folks, Matthew, releng, and GNOME devs on IRC
today we agreed to try and look ahead a bit, and what we're expecting
to happen is that at least one blocker will be accepted tomorrow and we
are thus likely to slip - we've agreed that we definitely don't want to
try and do some insane last-minute RC3 heroics, we want to make sure
things get built and tested properly and thoroughly.

Bearing that in mind, please, no-one kill yourself testing this:
there's no need for any all-night testing heroics! RC2 tests will be
valuable, but there's no need to go all out. At present I'm expecting
we'll build an RC3 tomorrow and focus on testing that really thoroughly
over the next 7 days (and any further RCs that turn out to be

RC1 was a failed compose attempt in releng, it never got out.

Content information, including changes, can be found at
https://fedorahosted.org/rel-eng/ticket/6266#comment:14 . Please see
the following pages for download links and testing instructions.
Normally dl.fedoraproject.org should provide the fastest download, but
ib01.fedoraproject.org is available as a mirror (with an approximately
1 hour lag) in case of trouble. To use it, just replace "dl" with
"download-ib01" in the download URL.





Workstation and Desktop:








All Alpha, Beta and Final priority test cases for each of these test
pages [2] must pass in order to meet the Final Release Criteria [3].

Help is available on #fedora-qa on irc.freenode.net [4], or on the
test list [5].

Create Fedora 23 Final test compose (TC) and release candidate (RC)

Current Blocker and Freeze Exception bugs:
[1] http://fedorapeople.org/groups/schedule/f-23/f-23-quality-tasks.html
[2] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Release_validation_test_plan
[3] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_23_Final_Release_Criteria
[4] irc://irc.freenode.net/fedora-qa
[5] https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/test
Adam Williamson
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