base kernel to build fedora

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sun May 23 21:45:49 UTC 2010

On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 17:21:36 -0400,
  Genes MailLists <lists at> wrote:
> On 05/23/2010 02:25 PM, Mike McGrath wrote:
> > 
> > I don't think anyone thinks rebuilding the builders every 6 months (and
> > fixing all the bugs that comes with that) is a good use of their time.
> > 
> > 	-Mike
>  But a release really  should be boot strapped with itself once when it
> gets stable enough .. or at least built with Fedora N-1 as someone else
> suggested.
>  I sort of recall someone mumbling about using a VM but I don't know
> what would be involved in keeping the vm updated to Fedora N-1 ?

People already ready run scripts to look for FTBFS packages now. Having to
deal with all of these at once would be a real problem. Doing this this way
allows us to spread out the fixing over time.

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