[mythtv-users] OT: What does Fedora 8 really have to offer?
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Sun Nov 4 01:08:19 UTC 2007
I thought as of FC6 you could do in place upgrades...so no need to reinstall
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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Marvin Match
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] OT: What does Fedora 8 really
> have to offer?
> On 3 Nov 2007 at 9:16, Marc Barrett wrote:
> > I've considered rebuilding my MythTV installation based on a new
> > installation of Fedora 8, but I am starting to wonder what that
> > release really has to offer. Arguably what was supposed to be the
> > biggest feature of this release -- KDE 4 -- was stripped out and
> > pushed back to Fedora 9. So I am thinking of just sticking with
> > Fedora 7 for now, and waiting for Fedora 9 to rebuild my
> I would have to say that if Fedora 7 is working OK for you,
> why upgrade at all? But:
> I've used Core 4 since it was current. Now Axel has removed
> support for it on the ATrpms repository, so to upgrade to the
> latest MythTV easily, and to get OS updates from Fedora I
> need to use something current. (yeah, that's an
> overstatement, but clearly it's time)
> Core 6 will be the next to fall off the map so that's not a
> good choice, leaving 7 and 8 as the only reasonable Fedora
> choices today.
> So, I'll go with Fedora 8 for any system I'll build now, not
> because it has anything in it that makes it better for
> MythTV, but because it will continue to be supported for
> longer than any other flavor of Fedora that is available today.
> In your case, unless there is some other reason to upgrade,
> personally I'd wait for 9.
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