"What is the Fedora Project?"

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 03:08:55 UTC 2009

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 09:58:29PM -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> I think think your proposal is the way we should be doing things. I think
> we should get a lot more testers of the upcoming release with a model
> like this.
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 18:58:08 -0700,
>   Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Rawhide as we know it, /pub/fedora/linux/releases/development/ will
> > remain "rawhide".  We may even change the path to say rawhide, just to
> > catch things up and well I like keeping mirrors on their toes.  Rawhide
> > will be a repository of developmental and experimental packages.  Things
> > being worked on for the future.  It will /not/ be an installable tree,
> > rather it will just be a repository of packages, to be added on to an
> > already stable "base", eg you'd install F12, and enable rawhide to test
> > rawhide.  This will significantly lower the complaints that "rawhide
> > isn't installable".
> It would be nice to have a yum plugin were you install a specified package (or
> packages) from rawhide and only pull in the absolute minimum number of packages
> to satisfy dependencies from rawhide. As much as is allowed, dependencies
> should be pulled from the base repo. If I update one package from rawhide,
> I don't want to update all of it's dependencies to rawhide, only those that
> absoultely have to be (based on minumum versions in requires).

Isn't that what RPM deps already do?

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