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Re: alpha/beta software in Fedora 8?

On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 08:48:24 -0500
Steve Grubb <sgrubb redhat com> wrote:

> How about unreleased cvs snapshots? kdepim in F7 failed to work after
> a recent upgrade (and had been working fine) and my problem was only
> solved by upgrading to F8 which had a more recent cvs snapshot that
> is still buggy but usable. Rolling back did not work. The only
> support I got by the Fedora maintainer was telling me to report it
> upstream. Upstream does not support it because its a cvs snapshot and
> not a released version.
> What do we do about that? This is the current status of kdepim in
> both F7 & 8.

This again falls under the Maintainer's discretion.  They can choose to
backport a specific fix as a patch, or pick up a CVS snapshot and run
with it, in order to fix the bug(s) in question.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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