Proposed release criteria revisions
awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Mar 29 19:28:51 UTC 2011
On Mon, 2011-03-28 at 16:47 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-03-28 at 23:41 +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> > On 03/28/2011 11:12 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > If you actually think there's something about my proposed changes that
> > > should be revised, please state specifically what it is and give your
> > > alternative text
> > "The installer must be able to successfully complete an upgrade
> > installation from a clean, fully updated installation of Gnome and KDE the
> > previous stable Fedora release, either via preupgrade or by booting to
> > the installer manually. The upgraded system must meet all release
> > criteria"
> > Added KDE there since it can currently block the release and is
> > presented as an alternative installation option on the DVD.
> > you probably want include there as well upgrade path from the relevant
> > live media counterpart if default installation extends to live media as
> > well.
> I don't think there's any need to call out the specific currently
> supported desktops in the criterion. The criteria are supposed to be
> generic and adapt well to change; this criterion would need to be
> re-written any time we changed policy on supported desktops.
> It may be worth explicitly stating that any kind of supported install
> should be upgradeable, how about:
> "The installer must be able to successfully complete an upgrade
> installation from a clean, fully updated default installation (from any
> official install medium) of the previous stable Fedora release, either
> via preupgrade or by booting to the installer manually. The upgraded
> system must meet all release criteria"
Okay - I have now put into production all the revisions discussed up to
this point in the thread, including my initial proposals, plus this
revision to the upgrade criteria. I'm still thinking about the
'supported desktops' thing, so haven't changed that yet - I'll send a
new proposal out later. Thanks to all for input.
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