Stephen Gallagher wrote:
I talked to several people over the last couple days about what we
do to try to avoid the "hero testing" treadmill that we've been on
during every Freeze in recent memory (specifically that we're usually
fixing Blocker bugs until the day before the Go/No-Go meeting and that
means that our QA team is pulling all-night test runs basically every
Your proposed changes will only cause us to slip more often. Those "hero"
runs have been done for a reason: to prevent a slip that would otherwise
have been inevitable! Your proposed changes effectively ban such "hero"
actions, actively preventing volunteers from helping releasing Fedora on
time. I see no benefit whatsoever coming from those changes.