Future Fedora Releases Likely To Be More Atomic-Like
Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora on 3 April 2015 at 08:45 AM EDT. 31 Comments
FEDORA --
Paul Frields, the manager of the Fedora Engineering team at Red Hat, has written an interesting blog post about the future of Fedora. In particular, how Fedora is currently assembled and how that will likely change over the next few releases.

Fedora stakeholders are looking at making future releases be more like Re dHat's Project Atomic where it makes shipping a stack of changes easier and allowing for the easy rollback of these updates. Moving in this direction for Fedora users would make updates simpler and reduce the likelihood of issues by end-users as a result of updating their systems.

It's possible this implementation could come in the form of an enhanced rpm-ostree or it might be closer to GNOME's new sandboxing technology, but this is all work to be explored in the coming months. Red Hat is also hiring for a new position that's just focused on this rebuilding of Fedora concept.

The goal is to have at least one Fedora edition/product offer an experimental form of the new building blocks for Fedora 23 while to have at least one edition officially support it in time for Fedora 24. The traditionally assembled Fedora Linux releases though are still expected to keep coming for the foreseeable future.

More details on the Fedora construction update via Paul Frields' blog.
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