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Re: 5.0.2 stable release.


Yes, the community can help.  The only barrier is that you need a Fedora login in order to leave karma.  It is pretty easy to get a login - just visit:


and click on the "New Account" link.

You can download the KiCad 5.0.2 packages here (even without a login):


There are rpms for ARM (both 32- and 64-bit) as well as for X86 (again 32- and 64-bit).  You can test one (or more) of the arches, in either a Fedora 29 VM or on a real system.  You would then enter your karma here:



On 12/4/18 2:03 PM, Rene Pöschl wrote:
> How does a package get karma? Can the community perhaps help out in some way?
> On 04/12/18 19:57, Steven A. Falco wrote:
>> My build of kicad-5.0.2-1.fc29 has completed in the Fedora buildsystem, and I've submitted it for testing.  Thus, the build should show up in the updates-testing repo as soon as a release engineer pushes it along - usually that takes a day or two.
>> After that, if it receives enough (positive) karma, it will move into the updates repo.
>> I'll note that last time (for 5.0.1), there was insufficient karma, so the 5.0.1 build had to sit for an extra week in the updates-testing repo before it became eligible for promotion to the updates repo.
>>     Steve
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