View Full Version : when fedora went from core 1 to core 2
9th October 2004, 04:36 PM
how long did it take for the repositories like livna, dag etc. to start providing rpms for fc2? I'm curious about this since the transition from core 2 to 3 isn't all that far away. I can always build the rpms from source but yum is so good and covenient that I'd rather use it.
Oh and one other thing. Does anyone know when/if fedora will be optimized for i686? It's not that big of a deal but the the little extra performance is always nice.
9th October 2004, 05:04 PM
Usually within a couple of weeks. It takes time for the repos to gear up and start re-building packages and testing them. It was a bit longer than "normal" when FC2 came out because there were so many sub-system changes. FC3 won't be anywhere near as "dramatic" an upgrade...
9th October 2004, 07:10 PM
thanks for the info. I guess I'll just build the rpms or compile from source for the essential software and wait for the rest.
9th October 2004, 07:33 PM
Generally there wasn't a problem. Most of the essential packages are normally done on time of release.
10th October 2004, 06:48 AM
It still is a major upgrade though, and lots of things will have to be rebuilt.
About i686, I doubt it. See the mailing list (https://listman.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2004-September/msg00045.html). Unless you can prove some performance benefit that will justify the work.
10th October 2004, 08:16 AM
I see. I was reading about this stuff and got the impression that there would be atleast a noticeable difference in performance. If there indeed isn't any benefit in it then it's pretty pointless.
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