Fedora 12 re-spins Released

Mat Booth fedora at matbooth.co.uk
Thu Feb 11 01:00:06 UTC 2010

On 11 February 2010 00:49, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at> wrote:
> Mat Booth wrote:
>> To be fair, it seems like you are updating KDE constantly. If the spin
>> contains the packages available at the time it was spun, I'm not sure
>> what more you can ask for.
> The packages available at the time it was released. ;-) I.e. not preparing
> the spin 3 days before a KDE update goes out, considering that testing the
> spin apparently takes 9 days. But nobody at Fedora Unity ever talks to us
> about KDE update schedules. Having to download another 100 MB worth of
> updates even when installing the day of the respin's release kinda defeats
> the point of the respin. Yet this is happening at every single respin, they
> somehow always magically manage to hit the window where a KDE update will go
> out during their testing week.
> (My recommendation: just install from the F12 GA KDE Live CD and get the
> updates, you'll have to update all of KDE anyway, even if you use those
> installer-DVD-only respins, and installing from the KDE Live CD is
> recommended.)


If you insist on putting out major updates for released Fedoras it
will never a good time to do a re-spin. Oh well.

Mat Booth

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