Rawhide only deserves partially the fame of "bleeding edg". It has packages that they seem not to be having adequada maintenance and are obsolete. Lamentable.
on 02/23/2013 – Made popular on 02/23/2013
No.Such is the nature of an Enterprise distribution, the idea is that you get thoroughly tested packages and not the bleeding edge. If you want bleeding edge packages then CentOS is not... [by TrevorH]
The much-anticipated split between the Fedora "Rawhide" development repository and the stabilizing Fedora 13 repository has happened at last. That means that people continuing to follow Rawhide should fasten their seat belts and update their backups in anticipation of a flood of packages inte...
I started with Fedora release versions and after a while found that Arch linux releases packages faster than fedora and so I moved to Arch linux for a while, but then recently I found Rawhide is as usable as one can imagine. There are some minor performance issues, but those are not showstoppers. But previously rawhide was almost unusable.
From now on, Rawhide will not have install images. Rawhide is a never
stopping never freezing repository of packages. To get to rawhide
you'll need to start with say F12 and either point to the rawhide repo
during install, or yum update to it post install.
I have installed fedora rawhide on a test partition, and after the update (I have disable all F11 repo and enable rawhide repo + rpm-fusion free and nonfree rawhide) when I want to boot on a 2.6.31 kernel, I see the progression bar, but after nothing appear...
I test with 2.6.31-0.76.rc3.git4.fc12.x86_64 and 2.6.31-0.81.rc3.git4.fc12.x86_64 kernel for same result.
Why on earth does yum take so long to finish checking for updates, or for that matter, doing anything at all? A simple command like yum check-update involves 4-5 minutes time, literally. Here's my example.
yum clean all
blah.. blah.. blah..