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Serf 0.4.5


Serf is a decentralized solution for service discovery and orchestration that is lightweight, highly available, and fault tolerant. This change is to package serf for Fedora users.


  • Name: Jeff Schroeder
  • Email:
  • Release notes owner:

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 21 (release is approximate; new versions are released monthly about the middle of the month)
  • Last updated: 2014-02-27
  • Tracker bug: #1104675

Detailed Description

This is the first set of dependencies for serf. After these are merged, the second set of dependencies can be independently reviewed and merged. Finally, once all of the dependencies are available in fedora, serf can be packaged.

Package Name Review Request Status
Package-x-generic-16.pnggolang-github-armon-go-metrics Needs review
Package-x-generic-16.pnggolang-github-armon-mdns Needs review
Package-x-generic-16.pnggolang-github-miekg-dns Needs review
Package-x-generic-16.pnggolang-github-mitchellh-cli Needs review
Package-x-generic-16.pnggolang-github-mitchellh-mapstructure Needs review
Package-x-generic-16.pnggolang-github-hashicorp-logutils Needs review
Package-x-generic-16.pnggolang-labix-mgo (golang-labix-mgo/bson) Needs review

Benefit to Fedora

1. Better service discovery and orchestration in cloud and containerized environments such as with docker.


  • Proposal owners: Package dependencies and serf itself.
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

Upgrades will be seamless and pushed down to previous Fedora releases.

How To Test

Install using the spin, netinstall or DVD.

User Experience

N/A (not a System Wide Change)



Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: Non release blocking. If deadline is not met, it will be included in the next Fedora release.
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? No
  • Blocks product? No


N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release Notes