[SoaS] A heads up for the major changes that will appear in Fedora 15 / SoaS 5

Thomas C Gilliard satellit at bendbroadband.com
Tue Dec 28 18:04:41 EST 2010

Peter Robinson wrote:
> Hi All,
> I just thought I would give people a heads up for changes that I'm
> aware of that are going to be appearing in Fedora 15 / SoaS 5.
> The big one will be gnome3/gtk3 plus the associated changes that will
> come with the required pygtk / gobject-introspection (Tomeu could you
> possibly fill out some of the impact of this?), I'm somewhat concerned
> about this actually but time will tell.
> Also on the cards is the following:
> - csound 5.12.1 (in rawhide now - please test)
> - systemd - new init startup - I don't this affects us directly in
> that we don't have any specific custom services that depend on it
So far the nightly composes (latest soas-i386-20101227.17.iso) stop at 
gdm login for "livuser"
and then reboot and restart continuously. So I am unable to test. Is 
this due to systemd?

Testing link: 

The desktop spin logs in but will not install with liveinst ( Anaconda)
> (although it might affect olpc)
> - /var/run and /var/lock mounted as tmpfs (likely no affect as the last one)
> - Replace setuid applications with File Capabilities in order to make
> them more secure (again I don't think anything will be affected)
> All the current approved Fedora 15 features can be found here [1]
> If anyone else knows of anything else that might affect the release,
> or if anyone has queries or more information to add please speak up.
> Regards,
> Peter
> [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Category:FeatureAcceptedF15
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