Fedora 12 RC-3

Vedran Miletić rivanvx at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 14:16:57 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 2:23 PM, Gene Czarcinski <gene at czarc.net> wrote:
> I must say that the whole Fedora 12 process and the result has been a
> pleasure.  It has been so much a pleasure that I plan on being a day zero (or
> more likely a day minus <whatever>) installer/user of Fedora 12 x86_64 on my
> production systems.


> One thing I noticed that tells me that RC-3 is not the final release version is
> that when I did the install from a physical DVD, there was no install-time
> option to add an "updates" repository and/or a base repository.  Thus, I did
> not have the option to install packages not on the DVD itself.  I have found
> the ability to install with updates and with an everything repository (really
> the same as rawhide/development at this point) to be very useful.
> Has this "feature" been dropped or is this simply a characteristic of the fact
> I am using the RC-3 DVD?

Repositories are not yet ready, that's the reason why it's not available.

> It is no big deal to add additional packages post basic install but it is a
> nice feature and I hope the real final candidate (real GA version) will have
> the ability of adding additional repositories.


Vedran Miletić

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