Distrowatch on Fedora repo merge and digg article

Marc Wiriadisastra marc at mwiriadi.id.au
Tue May 8 10:33:26 UTC 2007

> Hi
> The long-promised merge of Fedora's core and extras repositories is
> finally under way: "Merge is going well now. A bunch of hiccups early on
> as we moved our test scripts into acting with real bits and databases
> and such, but now that that's over..." As for the hiccups, Jesse Keating
> explains: "We're scrambling to create ppc64 builds of all the extras
> packages, as those didn't exist before, but now they will be built for
> ppc64. Also we need to hook up some software to make rawhide appear. It
> may just be in package repo form (not installable) to begin with, we'll
> see. I wouldn't expect anything this weekend." For more information
> about the merge and other Fedora topics, please check out the latest
> issue of Fedora Weekly News.
> http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20070507#news
> Digg this up folks
> http://digg.com/linux_unix/Fedora_merging_Core_and_Extras_repositories_today

Interesting that according to Distrowatch Dell is going to use Ubuntu as
their base linux install......



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