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

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at
Wed Oct 31 14:12:28 UTC 2012

On 10/30/2012 08:45 PM, 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.
> It's worth noting quite a lot of the early issues in this cycle -
> particularly during Alpha - weren't actually much to do with newui; they
> were more to do with changes in dracut which affected anaconda. oldui
> wasn't fixed for that, 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.

Makes me wonder... were the anaconda developers and FESCo aware of the 
oncoming major changes to dracut? At least I failed to see anything 
obviously related to that on a quick skim through the f18 feature list.

	- Panu -

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