Meeting summary/minutes from today's FESCo meeting (2010-09-14)

Till Maas opensource at
Thu Sep 16 16:48:03 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 12:10:16PM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 11:53:51AM -0400, Brandon Lozza wrote:
> > If I have to wait for the next release of Fedora (14 for example) to
> > get KDE 4.5 then it's looking like the stable updates vision has made
> If you need the absolute latest of everything without waiting three months
> for the release, take a look at running Rawhide. I do on my primary desktop
> machine at work, and it's great.
> That said, I think the process for "update this component to a new point
> release" must necessarily be different from the one for replacing a core
> component with a completely new design.

Latest design decisions for package management tools include to sign and
verify packages before they are installed. Rawhide RPMs are afaik not
signed, therefore using it for any non testing system that might contain
sensitive data is not a good decision.

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