Fedora Life Cycle

Maxime Carron mxcarron at fedoraproject.org
Thu Oct 25 11:28:53 UTC 2007

Le Wed, 24 Oct 2007 13:50:15 -0700,
Karsten Wade <kwade at redhat.com> a écrit :

> On Wed, 2007-10-24 at 15:03 -0400, jkeating wrote:
> > Please keep in mind that id you want to do LLC Fedora, you're going
> > to have to do it for Every release.  That's the whole reason you
> > want Fedora, so you get newer software, etc... otherwise you'd take
> > RHEL/CentOS.  
> That's one way to do it.  But not the only way.  There is a middle
> ground -- two years of support for every odd numbered version of
> Fedora isn't nearly the same thing as *EL.  It's really just adding
> 11 months to the end of the odd release.  The updates available from
> the 13 month EOL of F* will still be pretty fresh 11 months later,
> especially compared to how crusty the associated *EL release could be
> by then.
> Obviously if we chart it all out, we'll see some times of continuity
> where the F*odd is lined right up with the *EL version.  I'd figure
> that any group that wants to do LLC Fedora would spend some time
> figuring that out.
> - Karsten

RH/CentOS 5 is almost FC6.
RH/CentOS is support for 7 years.
Next EL release will be based on F-9. (Am I right?)

This mean every year and a half you've got a LLC release.

What you describe *IS* RH/CentOS.
Why do you want Fedora to do this too?

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