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Re: Ready for new RPM version?



On Thu, 2009-02-26 at 19:35 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> Are we ready to consider a brand new RPM version for F11, amidst all this
> mass-rebuild-for-strong-hash chaos and just days to go to development 
> freeze?
> 
> We just put out first rpm 4.7.0 beta: 
> http://lists.rpm.org/pipermail/rpm-announce/2009-February/000016.html. 
> This is nothing like the 4.4.2.x -> 4.6.0 leap-of-faith upgrade last year 
> but it's still non-trivial amount of changes to get the kind of memory use 
> and performance improvements that 4.7.0 has, which is why it's not just 
> 4.6.1.
> 
> The wording of Fedora Feature policy pretty explicitly singles out each 
> RPM upgrade to be a Feature... I would like to hear a preliminary opinion 
> on it: if everybody is going to be an outright "NO!" then I'm not going to 
> waste my time with writing up a Feature page. If it's "maybe" or "it 
> depends" then ok, will submit as a feature in time for tomorrows FESCo 
> meeting.
> 
> So, should I bother with a RPM 4.7 feature page or not?


Roll it in for F11 beta and let's see how much breaks.
Thanks,
-sv



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