[Fedora-xen] libvirt-0.4.6 for Fedora 8 ?

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Wed Oct 29 15:16:35 UTC 2008

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 02:41:40PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 10:27:58AM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> > Itamar - IspBrasil wrote:
> > > +1 for pushing it.
> > > +1 for a updated version of virt-manager in fc8 too.
> > > 
> > 
> > If libvirt 0.4.6 is pushed for F8, I'll push the
> > latest virt-manager + virtinst as well.
> I think it is a bad idea to push major new versions of anything to  a
> distro that is about to go end of life. We've only just released these
> new libvirt, virt-manager & virtinst packages. We *will* cause regressions
> in functionality in F8, and with it about to go end of life, we'll be 
> unable to push further updates to fix the regressions.
> If someone really badly wants new libvirt/virt-manager for F8, then they
> can easily just take the new RPMs from F9/10 and do a rpmbuild --rebuild
> on the src. This avoids causing regressions for anyone else on F8 who
> don't care.

  The other solution is to build the package in Testing and not push it
to Stable, like I did for libvirt, I think this minimize the risks while
avoiding the multiple builds (and hence risk of massive divergence of
the versions).


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