New XO-1.5 10.2.0 build 119

Jon Nettleton jon.nettleton at
Sat Apr 10 16:29:28 EDT 2010

On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 11:40 AM, Yioryos Asprobounitis
<mavrothal at> wrote:
> --- On Sat, 4/10/10, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at> wrote:
>> From: Bernie Innocenti <bernie at>
>> Subject: Re: New XO-1.5 10.2.0 build 119
>> To: "Yioryos Asprobounitis" <mavrothal at>
>> Cc: "Fedora OLPC" <fedora-olpc-list at>, "Chris Ball" <cjb at>, "Devel" <devel at>
>> Date: Saturday, April 10, 2010, 8:35 AM
>> On Sat, 2010-04-10 at 01:47 -0700,
>> Yioryos Asprobounitis wrote:
>> Repositories for end-of-life releases are just moved to
>> permanent
>> archives which are mirrored in fewer locations. For
>> example:
> Do you know of any place that has the Fedora 9 rpms?
> People are looking for them to add new apps functions and hacks on Sugar-0.82 machines but there are nowhere to be found.
> If F9 repos were still available, F11 builds might not even be needed for the XO-1.
> The same thing will happen to XO-1.5 by the time that F11 builds will get deployment status.
> I would assume that deployments need a LTS release or a seamless upgrade. They can not go by the 6-month release cycle.
> So mirroring a snapshot of the latest F11 repos before taken down will be important for the immediate future, till moving to F13-F14 or whatever is decided.

Has there been any discussion on whether CentOS was an option as a
base for the distro?  With RHEL/CentOS 6 hopefully within sight, that
would give a nice target to provide both the combination of stability
and long term support.


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