Installing Rawhide

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Tue Dec 1 17:26:35 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 09:11 -0800, John Poelstra wrote:
> Scott Robbins said the following on 12/01/2009 08:30 AM Pacific Time:
> >> Jesse Keating said the following on 11/29/2009 10:52 PM Pacific Time:
> > 
> > 
> >>> From now on, Rawhide will not have install images.  Rawhide is a never
> >>> stopping never freezing repository of packages.  To get to rawhide
> >>> you'll need to start with say F12 and either point to the rawhide repo
> >>> during install, or yum update to it post install.
> > 
> > The wiki should be updated.  
> > 
> >
> > 
> > Someone has kindly already posted Jesse's announcement on the forums,
> > but, no doubt, we'll still be getting questions from people asking where
> > is the rawhide boot.iso.  :)
> > 
> > 
> I guess that is part of the question I was trying to ask in my previous 
> post... where did we clearly tell people the install images were being 
> taken away?  I was surprised myself.
> Since we are changing the way we've been doing things for 12 releases 
> have we considered getting the word out through some news article and blogs?
> John

I'm going to translate this "we" into "you" here for you.

I've been talking about n-f-r quite a bit lately, in various venues.  I
don't believe I've sent something specifically about this to
fedora-devel-announce, and I could.  I also haven't blogged about it, I
could also do that.  If anybody wants to help me, they are welcome to

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