Fedora lifetime and stability
gilboad at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 08:41:14 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 07:32 -0800, Serguei Miridonov wrote:
> I have some remarks about Fedora lifetime and stability which
> are very important for general users. Now and in the past
> there were some issues with Fedora upgrades which turned life
> into nightmare when instead of doing normal work users had to
> fight with bugs, sending reports, waiting fixes, etc.
> I think that it might be a good idea to increase the time
> between Fedora releases and/or make the lifetime of every
> release at least 2-3 years.
> However, before starting a discussion about this I would like
> to ask, if this topic was discussed earlier. I'm sure it was
> but can somebody point me any deep analysis which really
> proves that current one year lifetime and half-year release
> period is the best for Fedora?
> Thank you in advance.
No deep analysis required:
Short term support (1 year), bleeding edge: Fedora.
Long term support (7 years), slow moving: RHEL (and CentOS).
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