fedora-release-rawhide, et. al.

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Fri Feb 26 21:07:57 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-02-26 at 15:33 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Jesse Keating (jkeating at redhat.com) said: 
> > On Fri, 2010-02-26 at 12:18 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > > 
> > > Mainly, it removes the repository definitions in rawhide that don't make
> > > sense - the release, updates, updates-testing, etc. repos won't work anyway
> > > unless you change $releasever in some way. 
> > 
> > It would help making the transition from rawhide to branched.  Once
> > we've branched, the use could just do: yum --disablerepo=rawhide
> > --enablerepo=fedora update and get moved over to the branched release.
> No, because $releasever after you've branched is set to the post-branched
> release.
> Bill

I'm talking about the time after we branched, but before the user has
updated to the new rawhide set.  The time where their fedora release
version is still that of the branched version.

Also fixable with releasever= if they've gone too far.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
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