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Re: [ANNOUNCE]: IA64 ISOs based on Fedora Core 5



On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 06:54 -0400, Prarit Bhargava wrote:
> David Woodhouse wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 22:25 -0400, Paul Nasrat wrote:
> > 
> >>I assume for the weekly snapshots of rawhide that you'll be putting
> >>unique (eg date based) names on the isos so they can be readily
> >>identified, else you're going to run into trouble tracking issues
> >>across media sets. 
> > 
> > 
> > To be honest, I'm not convinced that weekly ISO builds are particularly
> > useful -- we don't do that for rawhide on other architectures either.
> > It's probably better just to encourage people to use rsync to keep up
> > with rawhide, rather than downloading it all over again each week.
> > 
> 
> Unfortunately, it seems I have users who are unwilling to use yum, etc., 
> in the short term.  They would prefer weekly snapshots.

Really having done this for ppc, and also working on anaconda - I'd
heartily recommend using NFS and tracking rawhide.  With NFS it's
trivial to drop in an RHupdates to fix up issues, with isos it becomes
much harder.

Paul


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