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Re: Fedora Core 5 Test Update: GConf2-2.14.0-1



On 3/20/06, Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
> On Monday 20 March 2006 11:32, Miles Lane wrote:
> > Sorry, I don't understand why the packages in
> > http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/testing/5/i
> >386/ are not being added to Rawhide. I am interested in tracking Rawhide,
> > since I look forward to useing NetworkManager and Gutenprint 5.0.
> > Is there a plan to eventually add NetworkManager and Gutenprint
> > to the stable FC5 tree? Would you recommend I track stable instead?
> > Since FC5 is already done, why is "testing" in this update path?
>
> This has to do with hour our collections work.  Rawhide pulls from the
> packages built specifically into rawhide, and from the packages in FC5 +
> Updates.  It does not pull from updates-candidates.  Updates-candidates are
> in fact candidates and may not make it into the fc5 updates list.  Once it
> makes it into updates, then it would automatically be in rawhide, unless
> there is a newer version of that package already in rawhide.
>
> These updates require more testing before being allowed into FC5 Updates,
> hence the 'testing'.
>
> NetworkManager is in FC5 (you have to enable the service yourself though, we
> disable it by default as it doesn't work out of the box for a wide variety of
> users).  Not sure about Gutenprint.

Thanks.  That was very helpful and clear.
       Miles


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