Fedora 13 has been branched!!

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Wed Feb 17 14:45:36 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-02-17 at 15:28 +0100, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> Right, now there no longer is early branching for selected packages onn
> demand but a general early branches for all packages.

Except it's not really early.  We're now in bugfix/polish mode for
Fedora 13, not in rapid development mode.  Rapid development for Fedora
14 started now.

> > and F-13 is now stabilizing and afaik should be treated
> > more like it was stable than like it is rawhide. E.g. major updates
> > should now break rawhide first and if the fallout is handled, then it
> > could be done for F-13.
> I think we still need to be able to treat F-13 different than in the
> released branches, at least before beta freeze.

The beta milestone is when we're supposed to have all the bugs fixed,
not when we stop throwing in development builds.

>  If we need to do things
> in rawhide first and only push these changes to F-13 afterwards, a
> feature with a tight schedule like Xfce 4.8 is lost. That's just what I
> said.

Of course you'll need to do things in a way that makes sense for your
schedule.  It's encouraged that things hit rawhide first, but not

Jesse Keating
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