Fedora Core 6 (Zod) Re-Spins from Fedora Unity
Robert 'Bob' Jensen
bob at bobjensen.com
Fri Jan 19 02:22:13 UTC 2007
Fedora Unity releases updated Fedora Core 6 Re-Spins.
The Fedora Unity Project is proud to announce the release of new ISO
Re-Spins (DVD and CD Sets) of Fedora Core 6. These Re-Spin ISOs are
based on Fedora Core 6 and all updates released as of January 11th,
2007. The ISO images are available for i386 and x86_64 architectures
via BitTorrent starting Thursday, January 18th, 2007. PPC images will
follow within the next 5 days, but will have had only limited testing.
This release was delayed while waiting for fixes to known issues with
Fedora Core 6 as well as the creation of a new tool for composing
Re-Spins. Previous releases were built with a homebrew script. This
release was built with the new tool called Pungi, developed by Jesse
Keating, a leading community member and Fedora Release Engineer, with
community input. This tool will be used in future official Fedora
releases and for Fedora Unity Re-Spins. We have joined in this effort
to bring a full featured tool to the Fedora community, enabling anyone
to build Re-Spins and Live-Spins now and in the future.
The Fedora Unity Project was created by concerned peers in the Fedora
community to bring quality solutions to the community. Project members
want to see the best solutions find their way into the hands of the
community. Members include site maintainers, Fedora Project
contributors and interested users.
Fedora Unity has taken up the Re-Spin task to provide the community with
the chance to install Fedora Core with recent updates already included.
These updates might otherwise comprise more than 700MiB of downloads
for a default install. This is a community project, for and by the
community. You can contribute to the community by seeding the torrent
after your download has completed, or by joining the test process.
The Fedora Unity Project intends to release early and often. We hope to
provide new Re-Spins each month during the life of a Fedora Core
release. We take early snapshots at mid-month to start testing, and
final snapshots about a week before the release. We test all released
ISO images using a test matrix to ensure the quality the Fedora
community expects. If you are interested in helping with the testing or
pre-seeding efforts, please contact the Fedora Unity team. Contact
information is available at http://fedoraunity.org/.
Go to http://torrent.fedoraunity.org/ to join the torrent!
To report bugs in the Re-Spins please use http://bugs.fedoraunity.org/
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 For example, the following bug that was fixed by an updated yum
package according to our tests:
 Pungi Project: https://hosted.fedoraproject.org/projects/pungi
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