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

Vratislav Podzimek vpodzime at redhat.com
Wed Oct 31 10:15:04 UTC 2012


On Wed, 2012-10-31 at 10:05 +0000, "J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" wrote:
> On 10/31/2012 09:50 AM, Gianluca Sforna wrote:
> > However, I think anaconda developers knew that 6 months were too short
> > since the beginning. If this was abundantly clear to FESCo and other
> > interested parties, I think we could even accept a one time 9/12
> > months release cycle instead, without raising all this fuss for each
> > week of delay.
> 
> Oh they knew all right [1]...
> 
> "There is no such thing as new anaconda. It supports so many features, 
> that we are able to rewrite only parts at a time. And even at this pace 
> it usually takes one or two Fedora releases to stabilize the rewritten 
> part."
> 
> Pay very much attention to this...
> 
> "we are able to rewrite only parts at a time."
That's true and believe me that UI *is only a part* of the Anaconda
installer.

> 
> and
> 
> "two Fedora releases to stabilize the rewritten part."
And that's something that happens to many more packages/features in
Fedora.

-- 
Vratislav Podzimek

Anaconda Rider | Red Hat, Inc. | Brno - Czech Republic



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