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



On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 09:16:39AM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> 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.

Maybe that's even a reason to pull them in now. After all these 600+
packages will be on every F11 system from the first day, so if there
is a problem, we better stumble over it now.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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