Stable Release Updates types proposal (was Re: Fedora Board Meeting Recap 2010-03-11)
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu Mar 11 19:02:17 UTC 2010
On Thu, 11 Mar 2010, Paul Wouters wrote:
> That might be harsh for some soname updates. Six months is a long time
> to wait on new functionality after upstream released it. Even for users
> running only full Fedora releases. Though I see various phrasing around
> this that would allow exceptions, which is good.
> Example: SHA256 support added to bind 9.6.2 less then a week ago (from
> 9.6.1). Bind 9.6.x is in F-12, and arpa. will be signed with SHA256 in
> 4 days. This leaves quite the window until F-13 is released (where users
> are on bind-9.7.x that contains SHA25 already). In this case, F-12 should
> really upgrade from 9.6.1 to 9.6.2.
And it will be impossible for users running the non-sha256 bind to
communicate with the sha256 supporting arpa?
I guess I don't understand what do the users of the existing bind LOSE?
Is ARPA expecting everyone to upgrade to a sha256 supporting bind
immediately? There's no migration window?
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