RFC: xserver update strategy in F21+

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 13:36:39 UTC 2015

On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 8:06 PM, Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com> wrote:
> Since the modular X repackaging in FC5, we have limited X server updates
> such that the ABI does not change.  F20 shipped with xserver 1.14.4, for
> example, so we might update it to 1.14.7 but not to 1.15.0.  With the
> reduced driver set in F21 it's now much more reasonable to push updates
> to older releases as well.
> With that in mind, I ask for feedback on how we'd actually like that to
> work.  The kernel rebase policy seems like a pretty reasonable model:
> F21 would stay on 1.16.x until there's an upstream 1.17.1 release, and
> (if F20 were to be affected by this policy) F20 would wait until 1.17.1
> had been tested in F21.

So now that we have 1.17.1 ... has any decision been made yet?

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