[fedora-virt] ANNOUNCE: Rawhide virt repo for F11 users
Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Wed May 20 13:28:45 UTC 2009
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 02:25:17PM +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 13:50 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > Here's a (non-scratch) build of the very latest libguestfs for F-11.
> > You're gonna love this one -- 14 subpackages for each architecture :-)
> Um. You've pushed this to F-11 too, though:
> $> koji latest-pkg dist-f12 --quiet libguestfs
> libguestfs-1.0.27-2.fc12 dist-f12 rjones
> $> koji latest-pkg dist-f11-updates-candidate --quiet libguestfs
> libguestfs-1.0.27-1.fc11.1 dist-f11-updates-candidate rjones
> The preview repo is for packages we choose not to push to the stable
> branch (because we want to avoid regressions) which we would like virt
> testers using F-11 to play with.
Sure sure ...
> You could think of it this way - there are different types of users
> consuming these packages:
> 1) Users who want things to stay stable and who aren't necessarily
> expecting new features until they update to F-12 - these are
> people with just the updates repo enabled
> 2) Same as (1) but who are willing to help out testing updates for
> the whole distro in order to catch things before they hit the
> people in category (1) - these people have the updates and
> updates-testing repos enabled
> 3) Mostly the same as (1) or (2), but have a specific interest in
> testing new virt features and are willing to deal with virt
> regressions - these people enable the updates, updates-testing and
> preview repos
> 4) People who are interested in helping with helping with F-12
> development in general, not just virt - these people run rawhide
> Since you're making libguestfs-1.0.27 available to (1) and (2), they'll
> naturally be available to (3) too.
> i.e. it doesn't need to be in the preview repo, right?
No this one doesn't need to be.
Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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