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New release SOP
This document outlines procedures for new releases. Note that schedules are often generated up to three years in advance, so they are covered separately.
Timing/trigger
On or about a year before the target release date.
If a Change proposal is submitted for the release, that's a good time to start this process.
Create a tracking bug in Bugzilla
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/enter_bug.cgi?component=Changes%20Tracking&product=Fedora&version=rawhide[Create a bug in the "Changes Tracking" component]
Set the summary to "Fedora Linux NN Change proposal tracker"
Set the description to "This is a tracking bug for FNN Changes."
Click "Submit Bug" so you can add additional information
Add "Tracking" to the Keywords field
Click "Show advanced fields" if they're not already visible
Click "Edit" on the Alias and set it to "FNNChanges"
Click "Save Changes"
Add docs to the xref:releases::index.adoc[Releases] module
Make an `fNN` directory
Copy the contents from the previous release to this directory
Update the `:release-version:` macro in each adoc file
Add listings to `nav.adoc` under the "Upcoming Releases" header. Copy the previous release's entries and update version numbers as appropriate.
Create the `Releases/NN/ChangeSet` page on the wiki