Plan for tomorrows (20070531) FESCO meeting

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Wed May 30 19:29:20 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 13:29 -0500, Jon Ciesla wrote:
> +1 (I'm in the same boat)
> > I just joined this list because the extras list is no longer and it said
> > this is where you should make suggestions.
> >
> > For FESCO meeting:
> >    I do not know where things stand with regard to being able to perform
> > an upgrade installation from FC6 to FC7 but for me this is very  very
> > important.  I have a lot of FC6 servers where I have configured
> > literally over a hundred packages.  The only way that I would be able to
> > migrate these servers to FC7 is by a yum (or other tool) upgrade path.
> > A complete reinstall is out of the question.  And if that is necessary
> > my servers will be stuck on FC6 forever.  Also I have other servers that
> > I want to migrate to new 64-bit architecture from 32-bit.  I have not
> > found a documented, automated way in which I can do this so that all the
> > 32-bit packages are replaced with their 64-bit counterparts.  These are
> > some things that I would like to see discussed.

It is entirely too late to do anything about this for F7.  The release
is already being synced by the mirrors.

The upgrade paths from FC-6 were fairly sane last time I ran a report.
If there are 0 day upgrade issues, then updates to broken packages can
be released ASAP.


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