kde-4.1 coming soon to f9/updates-testing

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sat Jul 26 15:32:18 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 18:30 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Patrick O'Callaghan <pocallaghan <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > Well, naturally it's up to me, but I was hoping for some insight into
> > the relationship between the various repos. I started using kde-redhat a
> > few weeks back in order to get a preview of KDE 4.1, and it has gone
> > pretty well all in all. What I'd like to know is if there'll be some
> > kind of transition period (as happens between Rawhide and the next
> > Fedora release) during which changes to kde-redhat are frozen and people
> > decide whether to continue on the bleeding edge or return to the
> > "official" updates. I don't know if I'm making myself clear here, but
> > what I want to avoid is a situation where I block kde-redhat and
> > suddenly find a lot of broken dependencies.
> Normally, the packages in the official updates will have newer EVRs 
> (Epoch-Version-Releases, i.e. what defines RPM's version ordering) than what's 
> currently in kde-redhat testing. Only some packages which stayed in kde-redhat 
> unstable will not be included in the official updates: cmake 2.6, kdepim 4.1, 
> and the alpha versions Amarok 2 and KOffice 2. I expect these to stay in 
> kde-redhat unstable. So you should not run into broken dependencies.

OK, sounds good. However since I don't really want updates-testing for
everything else (i.e. non KDE stuff) I may just wait till it goes to


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