Anaconda is totally trashing the F18 schedule (was Re: f18: how to install into a LVM partitions (or RAID))

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Tue Oct 30 19:56:09 UTC 2012

On Tue, 30 Oct 2012, Paul W. Frields wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 11:45:02AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> On Tue, 2012-10-30 at 19:32 +0100, Gianluca Sforna wrote:
>>> I don't know if it's impossible to revert to the F17 anaconda at this
>>> time, however it is clear that F18 is going to be the longest release
>>> cycle we had in 9 years and somehow we need to avoid this in the
>>> future.
>> It's not impossible, well, nothing is impossible, but at this point it's
>> almost certainly more of a disruption than just plowing on with newui.
> Also, I believe we haven't got close to the length of the Fedora Core
> 5 development cycle, which was more than 9 months.[1] Not that we
> should aim for it either, but it's certainly not a given we'll even
> get to that point.  Thanks for pointing out that everyone is trying
> their best to avoid taking that prize.

Fedora 5 was 9months intentionally, though.

it was intentionally lengthened to see if that would be useful.

this time is not intentional, aiui.

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