We're about to start testing an implementation of FDS-1.1.1, but we
have a query about packaging dates:
The update RPMs available for Fedora 8 (which we plan to use) seem to
have build dates prior to this release announcement. Is this to be
expected, e.g. did the F8 RPMs get built prior to release but with the
Yes. There is some delay between the time the code is tagged in CVS,
the source tarballs are built, the source rpms are built, the rpms are
built in koji (the Fedora build system), and the rpms are pushed out to
all of the fedora mirrors (via bodhi).
We just want to make sure we're using the best possible code here.
The source from http://directory.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Source should be
the same as the source tarball in the source rpm.
Rich Megginson wrote:
We are pleased to announce the release of Fedora Directory Server
1.1.1. This release is primarily a bug fix release, but does contain
some new features, mostly to support freeIPA.
Binary packages are available for Fedora 7, 8, 9, and rawhide.
NOTE: Fedora 6/RHEL5 binaries are not yet available. They will be
How to upgrade:
yum upgrade fedora-ds-base
No further setup should be required. This should restart the server
- if not, a manual restart (service dirsrv restart) is required for
the new code to take effect.