Fedora 7 Upgrade

John Poelstra poelstra at redhat.com
Thu Jun 7 20:23:00 UTC 2007

Jesse Keating said the following on 06/07/2007 08:53 AM Pacific Time:
> On Thursday 07 June 2007 11:49:57 Mike McGrath wrote:
>> I agree, I had no plans on upgrading any of our RHEL boxes (except for
>> cvs and db1 but will stay in the RHEL upgrade path).  For those of you
>> that are new on the list we've had a lot of discussions about this in
>> the past.  Our team, for the most part, agrees that its about picking
>> the right tool for the job.  For boxes that don't need brand new
>> technologies (like cvs) its nice to be able to set them up and forget
>> about them.  But for some boxes that do need the latest and greatest
>> (like our builders) we've always had and kept them on Fedora.
> With RHEL5 out, I question the need for Fedora on the builders.  In fact, 
> before the merge, all the internal Core builders were running RHEL4.  Can we 
> not use RHEL5 on the builders now?

What are the arguments against "eating our own dogfood" and running on FedoraX? I know there are probably good reasons, but thought it would be good to get it out in the open as others less informed (like myself) will probably ask :)


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