Heads up! I'm going to upgrade Wireshark up to 1.10.x in Fedora 18
phatina at redhat.com
Thu Sep 12 13:23:19 UTC 2013
On 09/12/2013 02:12 PM, Jan Kratochvil wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:42:20 +0200, Peter Lemenkov wrote:
>> I'm afraid that's just adds additional work for maintainers w/o any
>> visible benefits.
> The benefits are the stable Fedora release does not break 3rd party
> applications during its deployment/lifecycle.
>> Let's move further instead of backporting - that's just a leafnode app so
>> nobody got hurt by a potential dependency issue.
> wireshark.rpm contains many commandline utilities which may be used by
> 3rd party sysadmin scripts (and maybe even 3rd party C applications).
> "further" in your explanation means nullifying the long Fedora alpha/beta
> release engineering and also nullifying the upstream efforts to release 1.8.x
> versions even after 1.10.0 had been already released.
> So let's drop the Fedora releases effort and we can all just run Rawhide.
Actually, this will make "living" releases of Fedora kind of Rawhide. As
stated in former mail, it would be good to do 1.8.10 upgrade in Fedora 18.
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