Why does it take so long for new (gimp, kernels, openoffice) packages to reach the stable repo ?
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Sat Oct 18 12:36:45 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 17:15 -0500, Marc Schwartz wrote:
> The problem typically is that you get a variety of upgrade related
> dependencies (eg. gtk) that can get too complicated to handle within a
> Fedora release, while those same dependencies are satisfied in the
> next release.
Surely, if Fedora can't do it as written above, you can't do it as
> Push comes to shove, you can always go upstream and get the latest
> version. I did that with OOo 3.0.
Wouldn't you have the same dependency problems?
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