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Re: Fedora 12 Alpha installation test invitation --Jul 29, 2009

Chuck Anderson wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 07, 2009 at 09:07:17AM -0400, David Boles wrote:
> > I was thinking that names such as:
> >
> > 'Fedora-12-x86-DVD.iso'  instead of  'Fedora-12-i386-DVD.iso'  and
> > 'Fedora-12-x86_64-DVD.iso'
> >
> > look more modern and up-to-date. reflecting the contents od the ISOs and
> > packages.

> There is actually precedent for using i686 in the iso filename:
> Fedora-11-i686-Live.iso.  I agree that the F12 DVD spins should be
> called Fedora-12-i686 as well.  And maybe the directory structure on
> the mirrors should be changed from i386/os to i686/os.


The name change to reflect the minimum usable arch should have been made
years ago when the kernel became available only for i586 and up, along
with the corresponding package rebuild.  This is a trivial change, and
should be fixed for F12 final before it confuses any more people.

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