Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 140142
create stable rolling rawhide-style repo
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:50:37 EDT
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Description of problem:
Create a rawhide-style rolling repo, but with stable/tested packages
that could be used for either anaconda installs/updates, or yum
updates. Would save user download/install/update time and network
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Do network or ISO install
2. Do updates
Actual Results: Inefficient process.
Expected Results: Single install/update process that gives latest
Thanks to David Fletcher for stimulating the thought.
A rolling release w/ISOs would eat up a lot of bandwidth and disk
space, aside from the release engineering and testing efforts involved.
Thought the extra effort might be problematic, but just to be clear,
was not suggesting new ISOs. Know that doing more regular ISO respins
has already been discussed and rejected. Figured the same process
used for rawhide/development updates would work here, just limiting it
to stable packages.
The main concern I have is that none of the packages are tested in an
install environment, and there wouldn't be any automatic testing of