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Re: Fedora products, to upgrade rather than backport?



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Jesse Keating wrote:
> So in the RHL space, the choice was clear.  Backport whenever possible.
> However the Fedora landscape is different.  "Upstream" Core does not do
> backporting, they more often than not version upgrade to resolve
> security issues.  Why should Legacy be any different?  If we want to be
> transparent to end users we should follow what "upstream" does.
> 
> Flames?  Thoughts?

- -1 to preferring upgrades.  FL is about 'stability', which is an
explicit non-goal for FC.  Except in cases where a backport is more
likely to create instability than an upgrade, we should prefer backporting.


Tres.
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