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Re: Redhat 9.0

On Wed, 26 Mar 2003, Atul Chitnis wrote:

>> Clearly only Red Hat will be able to answer this until March 31, but you
>> can probably get some idea by looking at what the last rawhide released
>> before the announcement looked like, and what rawhide looks like today. 
>> I would assume RHL9 is somewhere in the middle.
>I wish it were so, but if you remember the final Beta of RHL 8, it was 
>quite a shock to see that some of the bugs *fixed* in Betas were *present* 
>in the released 8.0. I suspect that RH actually cuts Gold long before 
>the final Beta (I would, if I was them - the Gold needs to be tested to 
>death before it ships, or HP and IBM would probably skin RH ;-).

The gold release is definitely *not* cut before the final beta, 
and doing so would make absolutely no rational sense whatsoever.

Nice try, but try again.


Mike A. Harris     ftp://people.redhat.com/mharris
OS Systems Engineer - XFree86 maintainer - Red Hat

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