Fedora lifetime and stability

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Tue Nov 13 05:09:58 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 18:22 -0500, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> But just to recompile a new version of an application like sendmail,
> or a new firefox version, or similar is practical. That is assuming
> the infrastructure is in place, as it was for Fedora Legacy. 

This is about where I expected someone to say, "if Fedora used external
packages as they were, rather than customising them for Fedora, users
could simply recompile the latest source, themselves, and it'd work."

[tim at bigblack ~]$ uname -ipr i686 i386

Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5.  Today, it's FC7.

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