F13 repo question: updates disabled, but updates-testing enabled ??

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Thu May 6 06:04:48 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 08:01:19 +0200,
  Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de> wrote:
> Is this correct: in F13, the fedora-updates repo is disabled by
> default, but fedora-updates-testing is enabled by default.
> I'm asking this because: Very often when getting answers to some
> errors I reported to bugzilla I get the advice to enable the
> updates-testing repo and then run "yum update " for some package
> x.y.z...
> I think, running "yum update" without "--enablerepo=updates-testing"
> should do exactly the same (that repo is *enabled by default* !!).
> I want to understand the strategy behind :-)

Currently that is the case, but it will be changing shortly.

Currently when you push stuff to updates it goes into the branch repo.
The idea is to cut back on the massive amount of zero day updates (with
limited testing) that we used to see in the past.

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