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Devconf.cz 2019

For anyone who – inexplicably – hasn’t already had it in their social calendar in pink sharpie for months, I will be at Devconf.cz 2019 this weekend, at FIT VUT in Brno. I’ll be doing two talks: Things Fedora QA Robots Do on Friday at 3pm (which is basically a brain dump about the pile […]

New openQA tests: update installer tests and desktop app start/stop test

It’s been a while since I wrote about significant developments in Fedora openQA, so today I’ll be writing about two! I wrote about one of them a bit in my last post, but that was primarily about a bug I ran into along the way, so now let’s focus on the changes themselves. Testing of […]

AdamW’s Debugging Adventures: The Mysterious Disappearing /proc

Yep, folks, it’s that time again – time for one of old Grandpa Adam’s tall tales of root causing adventure… There’s a sort of catch-22 situation in Fedora that has been a personal bugbear for a very long time. It mainly affects Branched releases – each new Fedora release, when it has branched from Rawhide, […]

AdamW’s Debugging Adventures: Python 3 Porting 201

Hey folks! Time for another edition of AdamW’s Debugging Adventures, wherein I boast about how great I am at fixin’ stuff. Today’s episode is about a bug in the client for Fedora’s Koji buildsystem which has been biting more and more Fedora maintainers lately. The most obvious thing it affects is task watching. When you […]