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Re: Attn : Dave Jones Re: I just want one more option in the FC Kernels (Dave Jones)



On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 21:13 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 16:53, Dave Jones wrote:
> >  > 
> >  > Likewise it drives me nuts that people downloading an iso and
> >  > installing it today still get that $release because no one
> >  > bothers to roll a new image.  Must not be that important
> >  > after all...
> > 
> > Rerolling an ISO has a number of problems. From increased load on
> > mirrors, to issues like the installer needing to be updated for
> > each release, additional testing etc.
> 
> I'm not convinced that having people continue to download outdated isos
> and then have to pull down a massive amount of updates is really less
> load than it would be to let them install something current in the
> first place.
> 
> > It's not as simple as 'run some script, and out pops a new iso'.
> 
> Interesting...  I always install from the k12ltsp distribution instead
> of a straight fedora because it is usually rebuilt with current updates.
> And I think that's a one man show.  I always assumed the iso build was
> scripted.

I think the build itself is scriptable, it's the testing that isn't.

Paul.
-- 
Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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