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

David Airlie airlied at redhat.com
Tue Oct 30 21:58:24 UTC 2012



----- Original Message -----
> From: "Richard Hughes" <hughsient at gmail.com>
> To: "Development discussions related to Fedora" <devel at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, 31 October, 2012 6:35:14 AM
> Subject: Re: Anaconda is totally trashing the F18 schedule (was Re: f18: how	to install into a LVM partitions (or
> RAID))
> 
> On 30 October 2012 18:45, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com>
> wrote:
> > so if were to try and switch back to oldui at
> > this point, we'd have to go through the whole process of adjusting
> > the
> > code for the changes to dracut again, quite apart from any other
> > issues.
> 
> I don't understand how fixing up the old anaconda with the dracut
> changes would be so difficult. More than 140 man-hours? It's surely
> going to be a lot less work than getting anaconda to a point where it
> actually works with a consistent UI. Anaconda isn't the kind of thing
> we can fix with a zero day update, and surely it should have been
> developed in parallel with a release and then "switched on" just
> after
> branching rather than the situation we have now where there is major
> design and development work being done *so close* to where we should
> have everything locked down tight.
> 
> I really don't see why the Anaconda team should be treated so
> differently from every other team. If we ship anything close to the
> Anaconda we've got now then F18 is going to get ripped apart by the
> reviewers.

Should we just skip F18? (like seriously).

Dave.


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