Paul Wouters: Re: [dnssec-deployment] DNS cache issue

Adam Tkac atkac at redhat.com
Fri Nov 23 22:31:48 UTC 2007


On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 12:16:33PM -0600, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > i'm also very concerned that you're shipping 9.5 before its final 
> > release.  i won't even run new BIND releases on my desktop before it 
> > hits RC1.  shipping them to unskilled users fills me with dread.
> 
> If I read this right, this is only in Fedora which is often considered as 
> a testing operating system. It "showcases the **latest** in free and open 
> source software"[1] (my emphasis). It has objectives to be on the "leading 
> edge" and adopt new features[2] and "rapid progress"[3] of technologies 
> and "bleeding-edge ... released early and often"[4].
> 
> It seems appropriate to me based on their objectives for 9.5 to be in 
> their operating system. (Maybe someone else can comment on when it will be 
> in RHEL -- but it could be years from now?)

I think 9.5 will be in RHEL6, never in RHEL5

> 
> Back to the original topic of this thread, the Fedora goals also is to do 
> as much of the development work as possible directly in the upstream 
> packages.[5]

I'm trying in. I'm reporting all our issues to upstream and trying
to create patches and generally help with development/maintenance
(I believe Mark could confirm it :) )

Adam

> 
> [1] http://fedoraproject.org/
> [2] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Objectives
> [3] http://interviews.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/08/17/177220
> [4] http://www.redhat.com/software/rhelorfedora/
> [5] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Objectives 	(again)
> 

-- 
Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.


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