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Re: Announcing Fedora Activity Day - Fedora Development Cycle 2009

On 01.06.2009 21:50, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-06-01 at 19:49 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> - should we set an way earlier freezes date for things like anaconda,
>> kernel, isolinux, grub and other crucial pieces to make sure they are
>> in
>> better shape a bit earlier and thus are less likely a reason for
>> release
>> slips?
> If you're basing this off the F11 cycle, it's worth noting that kernel
> and anaconda have not been 'reasons for release slips' in this cycle in
> that late changes were made to them which turned out to be bad ideas.

I know, but:

> It
> was simply that there were bugs in them all along which were critical
> enough to block the release. An earlier freeze date would not have
> helped at all.

It might have helped to find the problem earlier -- I for example got
the impression that a lot of people had problems with the storage
rewrite and thus aborted their tests with Alpha or Beta.


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