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Re: One (more) week slip of Fedora 11 Release



Axel Thimm wrote:

> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 10:36:18AM -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
>> A late discovered and just potentially fixed anaconda storage bug[1] has
>> necessitated another week slip of our schedule.  The change is important
>> but invasive enough to require re-validating our storage tests.  We were
>> already late in producing the Release Candidate and there is not enough
>> time to produce another one and validate it in time for next Tuesday's
>> release date.  Therefor we have decided to enact another week long slip
>> of the release.  This gives us time to create a second release candidate
>> and fully validate it and hand it off to the mirrors in plenty of time
>> to sync up for the new release date of June 9th.  As much as we regret
>> slipping, we also wish to avoid easily trigger-able bugs in our release,
>> particularly in software that cannot be fixed with a 0-day update.
>> 
>> At this time we would only accept tag requests for critical issues.
>> 
>> [1]: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500808
> 
> Does it make sense to fold in the f11 updates into the next preview
> release? E.g. to move all current updates back to rawhide?

Little sense imo... no/little qa/testing, more work, more delay.

-- Rex




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