base kernel to build fedora

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Mon May 17 15:22:47 UTC 2010

On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 09:35:37AM -0400, Genes MailLists wrote:
> On 05/17/2010 04:59 AM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > The problem with using a VM created using the latest unstable Fedora
> > is that the latest unstable Fedora might not be working.  Perhaps we
> > could always build Fedora n+1 on top of Fedora n.
> > 
> > Rich.
> > 
>   What some do is keep several build trees - at least 2 - (say B0, B1,
> B2 ) - let current rawhide be B2.
>  use B2 to build B3 - if it succeeds then move current rawhide to B3
> otherwise it remains at B2.

Just because you manage to build a kernel, or even manage to boot a
kernel, doesn't mean it really works.  We really need all the testing
that goes into a full Fedora release before we trust what is built
from that, which is why my suggestion of building Fedora N+1 on Fedora N.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat
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