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Re: 182 pending F11 stable updates. WTF?



On Sat, 2009-05-09 at 03:32 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:

> > This has
> > nothing to do with the release prep process, but how we version update
> > packages (we version them in such a way that an update shipped for
> > Fedora N-1 can often become versioned higher than the version of that
> > package in Fedora N release repos, and that's not a problem you can ever
> > 'fix' in the ISO generation process).
> 
> The trick would be to decouple "DVD-preparations" from "F11-release".
> 
> One way to achieve this would be rel-eng to start with a copy/snapshot 
> of rawhide, but to let F11-release "roll on", e.g. by spawning 
> "F11-updates".
> 
> When encountering issues with their set of packages, they would have to 
> try fixing their issues by adding packages from "updates" to their set 
> of packages.

That doesn't help at all, because in the end, they're still building a
static image. As soon as someone ships an F10 update *after* the F11
images are released, things start breaking. It's just in the nature of
a) static release images and b) how we version updates.
-- 
Adam Williamson
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