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

Brandon Lozza brandon at pwnage.ca
Wed Sep 22 13:54:41 UTC 2010

something like sidux, but fedora based im thinking

stable f14 with the goodies stable vision blocks because people want
stale software, and i'd rather not use rawhide or opensuse

On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Brandon Lozza <brandon at pwnage.ca> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 9:33 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
>> I should add that whether this testing happens in Koji or in AutoQA
>> isn't material.  AutoQA is probably better.  *Provided* that if the
>> basic sanity tests fail they must prevent the packages from going into
>> the Rawhide compose.
>> Rich.
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> Having an rpm add a repo file doesn't automatically solve the problem
> for 100% of the repos out there. That leaves delegates the repo work
> to the package maintainer. All because we don't want to copy Ubuntu's
> GOOD ideas, just their BAD ones (like stale software updates vision).
> As I said I'm not a programmer or I would do this myself. I don't want
> Fedora to keep being behind openSUSE. Worst case scenario we'll see a
> fork over the updates vision.

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