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

Michel Alexandre Salim fedora at michelsylvain.info
Wed Sep 22 19:33:22 UTC 2010

On Wed, 22 Sep 2010 09:33:47 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 09:59:51 -0400,
>   Al Dunsmuir <al.dunsmuir at sympatico.ca> wrote:
>> If   a  second  rawhide-specific  staging  repository  (equivalent  to
>> updates-testing,  so  call  it  rawhide-testing)  was  added with some
>> autoqa  automation  to  prevent  gratuitous  problems  (such as broken
>> dependencies  in  core  components),  I  suspect  the  situation would
>> improve.
> That is what branched releases have. Running one of these still gets you
> pretty up to date stuff, but a bit more protection from breakage.

But branched releases stabilize sometime before the beta point is 
reached, which triggered off this huge discussion in the first place, 
because Postgresql 9.0 came out too late for inclusion.

Michel Alexandre Salim
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