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

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 21:57:58 UTC 2010

On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 15:45, Gerald Henriksen <ghenriks at gmail.com> wrote:

>>you want something better than stable for KDE you can one click
>>install the factory KDE repo. You can one click install the trunk repo
>>too. They even have two Chromium branches available for single click
>>install (version 6 and 7). Perhaps a single click or easy method of
>>installing a yum repo could be invented that is similar to the one in
>>openSUSE. That would be a good start.
> Like anything else, if it is important to you then you can work on
> implementing it.  Fedora is limited in what can be done by what the
> volunteers doing the work actually do.

I think that is a key element here that people should remember: When
someone says "I want X" it can sound a lot like "You must do X" which
always sounds like make-work and demanding another volunteer to do

Stephen J Smoogen.
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