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Fedora 22 Accepted System Wide Changes Proposals

These changes have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 22 Release as System Wide Changes.

Category:ChangeAcceptedF22 and Category:SystemWideChange

BIND version 9.10

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) version 9.10 is the latest stable major update of the widely used DNS server. Besides new features, some settings defaults have changed since the previous major version (9.9).

Owners

  • Owner: Stephen Gallagher
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2015-01-07
  • Tracking bug: #1181562
  • Status: Change accepted

Default Local DNS Resolver

To install a local DNS resolver trusted for the DNSSEC validation running on 127.0.0.1:53. This must be the only name server entry in /etc/resolv.conf.

Owners

  • Owner: P J P | Pavel Šimerda | Tomas Hozza
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2014-04-11
  • Tracking bug: #1182488
  • Status: Change accepted

Elasticsearch

Goal of this change is to pack Elasticsearch into main fedora repo.

Owners

  • Owner: Jiri Vanek
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2014-11-03
  • Tracking bug: #1181564
  • Status: Change accepted

Fedora 22 Boost 1.58 Uplift

This change brings Boost 1.57.0 or later to Fedora 22. We generally aim to ship 1.58.0, as that seems likely to make it (hence the Change name), but 1.57.0 is out and available now.

Owners

  • Owner: Petr Machata
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2015-01-05
  • Tracking bug: #1182491
  • Status: Change accepted

GHC 7.8

Update the GHC Haskell compiler to the major new 7.8 release, and update/rebuild all Haskell packages against it.

Owners

  • Owner: Jens Petersen, Ricky Elrod, Haskell_SIG
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2015-01-14
  • Tracking bug: #1086273
  • Status: Change accepted

Change xorg input stack to use libinput for the Workstation product

Replace the current (low-level) input xorg drivers with libinput using the xorg-x11-drv-libinput wrapper. This is intended to eventually happen everywhere, but for now this change is limited to the Workstation product / the gnome-desktop.

Owners

  • Owner: Hans de Goede
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: November 21th 2014
  • Tracking bug: #1181565
  • Status: Change accepted

Python 3 as the Default Implementation

Up until now, Fedora has used Python 2 as the default Python implementation. This change proposes switching to Python 3. The details of the term "switching" are explained thoroughly in the Scope section.

Owners

  • Owner: Miro Hroncok
  • Release notes owner: bancinco@redhat.com

Tracking

Replace Yum With DNF

Make DNF (Dandified Yum)/Yum4 the new default packaging tool in F22.

Owners

  • Owner: Jan Šilhan
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2014-03-10
  • Tracking bug: #1181567
  • Status: Change accepted

Ruby 2.2

Ruby 2.2 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 2.1 in Fedora 21 to Ruby 2.2 in Fedora 22, alongside JRuby, Fedora becomes the superior Ruby development platform.

Owners

  • Owner: Vít Ondruch
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2015-01-15
  • Tracking bug: #1182492
  • Status: Change accepted

Ruby on Rails 4.2

Ruby on Rails 4.2 is the latest version of well know web framework written in Ruby.

Owners

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2015-01-06
  • Tracking bug: #1081587
  • Status: Finished

UEFI Secure Boot Blacklist Updates

Currently our implementation of UEFI Secure Boot does not include a facility to apply blacklist ("dbx") updates enabled by default. We provide a utility, dbxtool, which uses a systemd service to apply updates, and when there are updates we update that package with the new data. dbxtool is currently not installed on UEFI machines by default, and when it is installed, its systemd service does not default to enabled.

Owners

  • Owner: Peter Jones
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 08-Dec-2014
  • Tracking bug: #1181568
  • Status: Change accepted

Perl 5.20

A new perl 5.20 version brings a lot of changes done over a year of development. See 5.20.0 perldelta for more details.

Owners

  • Owner: Petr Písař
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2014-11-04
  • Tracking bug: #1181569
  • Status: Change accepted

wxPython 3

Get wxPython 3 packaged and into Fedora.

Owners

  • Owner: Scott Talbert
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2014-12-19
  • Tracking bug: #1181570
  • Status: Change accepted

Fedora 22 Accepted Self Contained Changes Proposals

These changes have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 22 Release as Self Contained Changes.

Category:ChangeAcceptedF22 and Category:SelfContainedChange

Lohit2 Odia Telugu

Lohit2 project aims to make open type tables of Indian fonts effective and efficient following various standard around font technology including Unicode, Open type specification, Adobe font naming guidelines. During Fedora 22 Lohit upstream planning to release Lohit Odia and Lohit Telugu with completely rewritten open type tables.

Owners

  • Owner: Pravin Satpute
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 24 Dec 2014
  • Tracking bug: #1182478
  • Status: Change accepted

New Default Console Font

A new console font, eurlatgr, was recently added to kbd and it should be better default console font for European based languages written in Latin or Greek script. eurlatgr is based on latarcyrheb-sun16 so the typeface does not change.

Owners

  • Owner: Mike FABIAN
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2014-10-15
  • Tracking bug: #1182479
  • Status: Change accepted

Preupgrade Assistant

The Preugrade Assistant is a tool to help people upgrade from one release to another and be sure to track important manual configuration changes they performed.

Owners

  • Owner: Petr Hracek
  • Release notes owner:

Tracking

  • Last updated: 2014-10-01
  • Tracking bug: #1181557
  • Status: Change accepted