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Re: Fedora Core 6 ROCKS ! Salute to the developers !



On Sun, 2006-10-29 at 20:44 -0700, David G. Miller wrote:

> >
> Works well for user apps but I lived through the evolution of ipfwadm -> 
> ipchains -> iptables.  Need to be careful with system stuff.  It would 
> be nice to see core functionality supported for upgrades even if every 
> oddball app isn't.  One of the arguments against supporting upgrades is, 
> "if it ain't broke, don't fix it."  That is, once a release supports a 
> platform, why change.  As with my laptop example, there are good reasons 
> to upgrade from an OS release that only marginally supports a hardware 
> platform to one that fully supports it.  Let's hope somebody at 
> Fedora/RH listens.
All the more reason to use the old timey /usr/local system
upgrades won't touch it. Maybe we need to adjust our tinfoil and go
retro, the old timers had methodologies that may need revisiting. Ric

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