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Re: Fedora Project: Announcing New Direction

I am with you Havoc. I also plan to run Fedora. I have been looking forward to something like this. I have been using RHL since I started using linux (RH 5.2) and I am looking forward to the opprotunity to give back some and participate.

I think from an earlier post someone said that there will be Fedora Core which will feed RHL and that will feed RHEL I dont see the problem. RHN will work with these... right? You still have Yum and apt-get repos.

Well, lets open our minds, drop the FUD and lets all have fun with this.


Havoc Pennington wrote:

On Tue, 2003-09-23 at 19:50, Gerry Doris wrote:

Much of the concern that has been expressed involves the stability of the
Fedora releases. With Redhat branded releases we were assured that they
went through a disciplined testing and quality methodolgy.

It is my impression that this formal process will not apply to the Fedora
Project.  While Redhat personnel will supervise the Fedora testing it will
be much less disciplined and thorough than what we're used to.

The intent is not to be sloppy, deliberately break things, or add wildly unusable cvs snapshots, no. I plan to run Fedora on my workstation for example and I will get grumpy if it doesn't work. ;-)

The intent _is_ to add the latest released versions of packages, though,
to have feature updates rather than bugfixes-only, and to have frequent

The exact policies and processes aren't really decided, they will be
discussed a good bit on the mailing lists I expect.


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