More Fedora 24 Changes Approved, Including GNOME 3.20 & Glibc 2.23
Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora on 12 February 2016 at 02:08 PM EST. 3 Comments
FEDORA --
The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo) approved another round of features/changes for Fedora 24 at their weekly meeting.

Taken care of today by the FESCo board includes:

- Graphical system upgrades driven via the GNOME Software area will be supported.

- A self-contained relating to Shenandoah as the garbage collector in OpenJDK.

- The Fedora Atomic Developer Mode will happen.

- Langpacks Installation With RPM Weak Dependencies is approved.

- Mono 4.2 will be packaged for Fedora 24.

- Glibc 2.23 is approved for Fedora 24. The librtkaio will also be removed from Fedora's glibc.

- To no surprise at all, GNOME 3.20 has been approved for Fedora 24 and will be the distribution's default desktop environment.

- 32-bit x86 upgrade bugs will not be considered release-blocking. This is good news for hopefully better tightening up the release schedule to ship on time and another demotion for i686 Linux.
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