Fedora "backports" repo? (Was Re: PostgreSQL 9 for F14?)

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Tue Sep 21 23:40:07 UTC 2010


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On 09/21/2010 07:20 AM, Brandon Lozza wrote:
> One thing I wanted to point out. Windows users get to install the
> latest Firefox, KDE, and other apps without having to wait for a new
> Windows release. If users had to wait for Windows 8 to get the latest
> Firefox, things would be messy. I don't understand what the fear is of
> doing this on GNU/Linux.

Windows releases are years apart, not even close to comparable.  Also
Firefox updates are provided to the user via mozilla, not Microsoft.
The same can be done on Fedora, if you really wanted to you could go get
the new firefox from Mozilla (or somebody else who builds a more Fedora
suitable version for you).

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Jesse Keating
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
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