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Re: [Freeipa-devel] Milestone 4 Update 1 released



On 11/1/07, Karl MacMillan <kmacmill redhat com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 12:03 -0600, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> > On 11/1/07, Karl MacMillan <kmacmill redhat com> wrote:
> > > An update to Milestone 4 has been released. Milestone 5 is not far away,
> > > but the progress since Milestone 4 has already been huge and we wanted
> > > to get a new release out for testing.
> > >
> > > Still primarily aimed at developers.
> > >
> > > I also reorganized the download directory and the yum repos. There is
> > > now a repo for i386 and x86_64 on Fedora 7 and the organization is in
> > > place to support repos for Fedora 8 when it's released. Your existing
> > > yum repo will no longer work (sorry).
> > >
> >
> > Between Milestone 5 and Release 1 will there be a beta schedule.. I
> > would like to put up a 'preview' server set to 'show-off' evaluate to
> > management sometime but the 'aimed at developers' etc kind of scares
> > off the middle-managers.
> >
>
> Yes - glad to hear you are wanting to try things out. Milestone 5
> (currently Nov. 9) will be feature complete and will begin our testing
> phase. We plan to test and document for about a month after Milestone 5
> - with at least a few test releases - before we do a freeipa release 1.
>
> The only reason I don't recommend the current release for non-developers
> is that the uid/gid autogeneration is still not turned on. That prevents
> creating users that can actually be used. I expect Milestone 5 to be
> useful for testers.
>
> Hope that answers the question.
>

Yes it does thanks. The problem with showing things to management, if
they like it they will say something like "So we can have this ready
on Monday?" and then I have to hedge and the AD people say "Sure" with
that red glow in their eyes :)

-- 
Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"


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