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Re: Development to Official



On Wed, 24 Oct 2007 16:21:18 +0000 (UTC)
Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:

> WARNING: spun != officially released. This is something you and I
> (and whoever else works on Fedora packaging or watches it closely)
> know, but at every release some users wanting to switch from Rawhide
> to final get burned by this, so here's my warning:
> The release is spun some days BEFORE it is officially released,
> because mirrors need time to download it from the master server.
> Therefore, Rawhide normally switches to tracking the next release a
> few days BEFORE the official release. So make sure you check the
> latest announcements before updating from Rawhide if you intend to
> switch to the stable release.

We can prevent this by just holding rawhide until the day of the
release.  Of course this tends to piss off developers who want their
new bits looked at.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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