reviving Fedora Legacy

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Mon Oct 13 13:19:34 UTC 2008

Kevin Kofler wrote:
>>  - Which Fedora release becomes the base for the next RH/CentOS release.
> This is a decision made by Red Hat behind closed doors and only when it's time 
> for it, not in advance. So we cannot know.

Does that mean that they think their customers like surprises?

>>  - How I transition my userbase from Fedora support to CentOS support at EOL
> This is just not possible, as explained many times in this thread. See e.g.:
>> So I think it is a fair expectation to be able to "follow" a Fedora
>> release into its RH/CentOS stabilisation, knowing that the process
>> exists and that the stable branches are published. It definitely works
>> for other distros. Perhaps it's possible with Fedora -- hints and
>> pointers welcome.
> It's neither a fair expectation nor possible.

Then no one should be surprised at the migration to Ubuntu and other 
distributions that have a more orderly transition from version to version.

   Les Mikesell
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