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Re: Fedora Release Engineering Meeting Recap - 2009-05-04



Bruno Wolff III (bruno wolff to) said: 
> On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 08:56:36 -0700,
>   Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
> > 
> > I honestly hadn't planned on doing regular snapshots during this period.
> > Instead I was hoping for some test-days to drive the need for live
> > images and/or full media images for a particular test target.  For
> > people looking for a good "jumping off" point, they can install the GA
> > of F11 and yum update to rawhide.
> 
> One thing that would help compensate for no alpha, is having usable boot.iso
> images almost allt of the time. The last couple rawhides there have been
> significant stretches when there were either no boot.iso images being produced
> or the current ones weren't usable (or at least not for some types of
> installs).
> 
> I think there was talk at one time of keeping usable ones around for a while
> in case of either failed or unusable builds.

Generally┬╣, using the prior release's boot.iso and changing/editing
the repos to point at rawhide should work reasonably well.

Bill

┬╣: modulo rpm hash changes, etc.


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