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Re: Leaving? (cont'd)



Arthur Pemberton wrote:

> Back in FC4 I think it was, a newer vesion of KDE came out
> approximately halfway though the Fedora life which fixed at least
> three problems that I (and others I am sure) had which had rendered
> serveral applications useless. So for half of a Fedora an update was
> _not_ made as I was told it was a general policy not to do major
> updates within a realse cycle.
> 
> Similarly, when MySQL jumped to 4.1 I think it was, Fedora stayed with
> 4.0 for the entire release cycle, for apperently no reason other than
> the no major update policy.

This kind of thing is not a general Fedora policy but is rather
(generally) left to the discretion of the package's maintainer in question.

-- Rex


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