Fedora 18 To Be Delayed By Another Week

Fedora 18, Spherical Cow will be delayed by another week, due to some outstanding bugs that are blocking its release. Earlier this release was delayed by a week for the same reason. This makes a total of two weeks delay for the release.

“Today at Go/No-Go meeting it was decided to slip Fedora 18 Alpha release by one week due to remaining open blocker bugs and incomplete test matrices for Alpha.As a result, ALL MAJOR MILESTONES, and their dependent tasks, will be pushed out by one week.”

The next Go/No Go meeting will be held on September 6th. This meeting will decide the final date of Alpha release.

Fedora has always aimed for a stable system with bleeding edge software. As bugs are more likely to be present in new software, making it stable is a herculean tasks and delay like these are expected.

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