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Re: Ready for new RPM version?



On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 8:48 PM, Rahul Sundaram
<sundaram fedoraproject org> wrote:
> 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?
>
>
> One question:
>
> "# Support for the new XZ (aka LZMA) compression format in package payloads
> and sources has been added."
>
> Is this still considered experimental? Are we considering switching to it by
> default? Any benchmarks?

We can't this would require another rebuild, so this should be F12 material


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