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Re: Fedora Core 4



fre, 14.01.2005 kl. 23.30 skrev Bill Nottingham:
> A Fedora Core 4 proto-schedule is available at:
> 
> http://fedora.redhat.com/participate/schedule/
> 
> Generally, it's 3 4-week test releases, with a release in early/mid May.
> 
> So, what's planned for Fedora Core 4? Here's what we're looking
> at from the Red Hat side of things:
> 
> - GCC 4, if it's ready
> 
>   We're not planning on holding for it, but if it's out in a
>   reasonable time, sure. Failing that, we're looking at making
>   more of the FORTIFY_SOURCE and other gcc & glibc security extensions
>   integrated, if at all possible.
> 

How will this affect backwards compat?

> - The usual new stuff - GNOME 2.10, KDE 3.4, Xorg 6.8.2,
>    OpenOffice 2.0 (maybe), etc.
> 
	Ooh... OO 2 would be great! :) Any plans for gnome 2.10? Where?

> - Xen and Virtualization
> 
>   This starts by integrating the Xen kernel stuff, and going
>   from there.
> 

Hmm.. Xen is quite similar to VMWare, or am i totaly wrong?

> - SELinux Episode III: Revenge of the AVC
> 
>   Yet more targets in the targeted policy.
> 
> - Faster boot
> 
>   Eliminating redundancy and old cruft in the bootup process,
>   starting GDM early if possible, using newer and faster
>   udev codebases, and other related tweaks.
> 

Hum-di-dum :)

> - Java
> 
>   More native-compiled GCJ stuff. Including Eclipse.
> 

Compitability? Effect on OpenOffice?

> - Package management
> 
>   GUI integration of system-config-packages, yum, and friends.
> 

:D:D:D

> - more networking changes
> 
>   Further integration of NetworkManager
> 

:)

> - PPC support
> 
>   For your brand spanking new MiniMac, or the p655 under your
>   desk.
>
> - Extras at launch time. Or else.
> 
>   Hopefully, self explanatory. Could coincide with the move
>   of some bits from Core to Extras. In fact, some of the
>   stuff on this list of features may *be* in Extras.
> 

Great!
> Probably other stuff that I'm forgetting in here. I'm sure
> more people can remind me.
> 
> Bill

What about better lingua support - being able to post-installation
install more languages, dont have all of those damn spellcheckers i dont
need (but have the ones i need) installed in OO etc.?

All in all, this was a lot more than i hoped for. Now i almost have an
exuse for updating this thrusty old fc2 box :)

Kyrre


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