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Re: Ready for new RPM version?



seth vidal (skvidal fedoraproject org) said: 
> > Yeah, it seems like F12 material.  Going with a beta version of critical
> > infrastructure like RPM strikes me as sheer insanity.  Or have we
> > learned nothing from how badly the still-in-progress RPM update was
> > mismanaged?  These things need to be taken *slowly*.
> 
> I do not think the still-in-progress rpm update was mismanaged at all.
> 
> Back that claim up or don't make it.

1) RC version shipped in Fedora 10 is incompatible with packages produced
by the final version. Bad.
2) No solution for handling packages natively on F9.
3) Breaks handling of %config across upgrades

'Mismanaged' may be strong, but... it could have gone better.

Bill


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