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Re: Announcing Fedora Activity Day - Fedora Development Cycle 2009

On Tue, 2009-06-02 at 00:45 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> It means people can go from Rawhide to the release without service
> interruption. The way it is now, once the release is finalized, the mirror
> list redirect of the release tree to Rawhide gets turned off (because
> Rawhide moves on to the next release), but the Everything directory gets
> opened up only a few days later, on the official release day. That means
> people cannot install packages from the Everything repository (which can
> also affect updates because they can add dependencies) for a few days.
> It also seems natural that, if Rawhide moves on to F13 early, the F12 branch
> will get put directly into releases/12/Everything so the mirrors won't have
> to sync everything again once the release becomes official.
> It shall also be noted that a certain distribution with a 'U' even opens up
> the repository for the next release right after releasing the previous one,
> they don't call their development repository "development", "rawhide" or
> something like that, but with the release name of the next release.

This is one of the things we hope to come up with a proposal to fix at
our Fedora Activity Day this month.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- FreedomĀ² is a feature!
identi.ca: http://identi.ca/jkeating

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