F9 rebase (was Re: Release process)

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Fri May 23 05:35:36 EDT 2008

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 6:45 AM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at cscott.net> wrote:
> A broken build is not a bad thing, as long as there is still a stable
> version for people to use.  Linus' philosophy of development is valid
> here: the way to get bugs fixed is to get the code distributed.
> In my opinion, if the remaining bugs in the FC9 branch are small
> enough not to interfere with the sugar developer's work, there is no
> reason why they shouldn't start working with it.  The more people
> looking at that branch, the more people will be able to help Dennis
> pummel the bugs out of it.

I agree with this. There's important performance work going on in
upstream projects (mozilla, cairo, poppler, etc) and we are having a
hard time following up.

Some extra help when rebasing to new fedora versions won't be bad.



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