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Re: Pull off AIGLX repoistory?



On Wed, 2006-07-26 at 16:26 +0200, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> >> If X.Org 7.1 is made available as an official upgrade to Fedora 5 when
> >> the Fedora Project/Red Hat are aware that it will break systems that
> >> are in use across companies and institutions then Fedora will lose
> >> credibility and trust with the administrators of those systems, which
> >> will damage the reputation of Fedora/Red Hat, as well as convince
> >> those organizations to look into alternatives where stability within a
> >> release is valued as it used to be with Red Hat.
> > 
> > by this argument Fedora wouldn't be able to release updated kernels
> > including those with urgent security fixes.
> 
> There is a difference between breaking things accidentally (a risk that you 
> can never completely avoid) and breaking things deliberately and knowingly.

quite often it is known that a kernel update breaks binary drivers. In
fact that's the expected behavior (see stable_api_nonsense.txt as well
as the OLS keynote of this year at
http://www.kroah.com/log/2006/07/23/#ols_2006_keynote to see why), so I
still don't see the difference...


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