FC6 test2 freeze slipping by a week

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Sat Jul 8 17:38:57 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-07 at 16:40 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-07-07 at 17:23 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > Due to a desire to integrate the DT_GNU_HASH changes for binutils and
> > glibc (which provide an ~ 50% speedup for dynamic linking) and the
> > necessity of doing a rebuild for these changes, we are going to slip the
> > freeze for FC6 test2 by one week.  The new freeze date will be
> > Wednesday, 19 July 2006.  This should also allow a few other things that
> > are straggling time to be tested a little bit more in time for the
> > feature freeze at test2.
> Is it worth respinning Extras to pick up this performance speedup for
> test2?  Or is it pain enough just getting Extras respun for release?

There's already been the start of discussion around an Extras rebuild
before final... the main reason we pick test2 as a stake in the ground
for Core is just due to how Core is tested and released being somewhat
different from the rolling nature of Extras.


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