Clarification on FE development
dsievers at gmail.com
Sun Mar 20 22:17:26 UTC 2005
Sure, I'll try to compile a list of duplicates in core/devel and
extras/devel. I've been looking for some way to help out :)
On Sat, 19 Mar 2005 00:06:04 -0500, seth vidal <skvidal at phy.duke.edu> wrote:
> > What is extras/development
> > (http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/development/)
> > and how does it compare to extras/3
> > (http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/3/)
> > ?
> development is just like fedora core development - the packages in
> extras are built against the development core tree.
> > 1) Are the duplicates going to cleaned up? [python-numeric was moved
> > into core on FC3->FC4, but is in extras/devel and core/devel]
> yes. If you would like to point out the duplicates I'd be glad to get
> them cleaned up. Thanks.
> > 2) Does this imply a "release" schedule for extras? If so, will there be
> > a similar "snapshot" of extras/devel that will become extras/4 when FC4
> > is released?
> The plan is to have all of extras out for release for fc4 final. My
> goal is to make sure that when fc4 goes live, fe4 is populated and
> mirrored. We're not doing too badly, so far on keeping up.
> > 3) If both of these are true, what happens when new packages are added
> > to extras? They couldn't then be added to extras/4, since they are new.
> > Will there be a extras/4/updates that new packages do into? It appears
> > that occasionally a new package would appear in core/updates, but often
> > only when a package was split or that the update had new dependencies.
> Extras is following a rolling release cycle. So that new pkgs get added
> into the main tree and sync'd out.
> Does this help?
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