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Re: impatient for FC5 release



Rahul Sundaram <sundaram fedoraproject org> writes:

> Leon wrote:
>
>>So if I enable the release repo instead of devel repo on the release
>>date, can I get a system same as one installed from scratch? I'm very
>>curious of this question since I have been using fedora 5 devel since
>>test 1 and have configured it a bit. Really don't want to re-install
>>everything.
>>
>>  
>>
> The development tree might move past FC5  before the release date. If
> you watch the rawhide reports on fedora-test on a regular basis you
> would have noticed that the number of updates have been generally low
> approaching the release. At some point the development tree would move
> back into the open development for FC6 again and you will see the
> flood gates open up with a large number of updates again.  Having said
> that, its recommended that you do a reinstallation since there might
> be packaging and configuration cruft in the test/development releases
> that you might create problems that wouldnt have occurred  on a clean
> installation . In short, if you a tester be prepared do a clean
> installation on the GA release when it is made available for routine
> work.
>
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Testing.
>
>>Will the debug option get disabled approaching release date?
>>  
>>
> Yes. That might have already happened by now. I haven checked that. 
>
>
>
> -- 
> Rahul 
Thank you. It's very informative.

-- 
Leon


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