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Re: FC5 press release



Thanks, Jef.  I'll look at how to change that.

Perhaps I should also have a link directly to the release notes.

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On Tue, 14 Mar 2006, Jeff Spaleta wrote:

> On 3/14/06, Greg DeKoenigsberg <gdk redhat com> wrote:
> > If you see any GLARING errors or omissions, please reply within the next
> > 24 hours.  Tomorrow, we'll freeze this version as the content master.
> 
> Nothing in there about the inclusion of gnome-mount?  I think the
> change from using fstab-sync to re-write the fstab to using
> gnome-mount to interact with hal directly to control user mountable
> volumes is a significant change in behavior for people in the userbase
> who use the cmdline. A large enough change to highlight in every
> feature summary, everywhere.. to give as much heads up to the userbase
> as possible.
> 
> The only mention of the extention of HAL functionality is the mention
> of LUKS, and while thats note-worthy addition from a desktop
> perspective. I am concerned that the change in hal behavior from
> fstab-sync calls to gnome-mount interact will prove to be one of the
> technology shifts which the established fedora userbase will have the
> most problems with after the fc5 release...especially if we don't make
> a concerned effort to give cmdline users a heads up. I fully expect
> the communications to be flooded with "where did my fstab entries go"
> and for people to be confused by the new mounting mechanism.
> 
> -jef
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