[Freeipa-devel] Re: Fedora Versions

Rob Crittenden rcritten at redhat.com
Tue Apr 29 17:39:55 UTC 2008

Joe Harnish wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 11:59 AM, Felix Schwarz <felix.schwarz at web.de> wrote:
>>  Alex Davies write:
>>> What is the consensus view on the most stable OS to run freeIPA on?
>>> Conventionally, I would go for Fedora7 but I wonder if the changes
>>> that it makes to the OS would make Fedora9 a better bet?
>>  While I know next to nothing about FreeIPA, I really recommend using at
>> least Fedora 8 given the fact that general support for Fedora 7 (security
>> updates etc.) will be dropped soon by the Fedora Project.
>>  Therefore I guess using Fedora 8 would be the safest bet (as this the
>> stable version of Fedora which will be supported for ~7-8 months).
>>  fs
> Fedora 9 is going to have as a base package.  I think Fedora 8 it is
> still considered as a testing app.  I had issues on Fedora 8 when
> attempting to set it up.  Fedora 9 seems to have most if not all the
> bugs worked out of the install process.  I had my first successful
> installation on Fedora 9 yesterday.

I didn't mark the package as stable in Fedora 7 or 8 because we were pre 
1.0 and there were still a ton of bugs.

My dev environment is currently in Fedora 7. I think I'll be moving up 
to 9 once it is released.

There is one more bug that will be pushed out post Fedora 9 GA: 

Glad to hear you got it installed ok :-)

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