Fedora 14 talking points

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This is a new init concept which should be introduced with Fedora 14.
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It allows to defer the start of daemons until the deamon is needed for accepting an incomming network connection. It is also able to manage file system tasks. Using control groups (a Linux feature) it allows to handle all processes related to a particular feature together. In the future it will also act as session manager. It will speed up boot, but more work is needed to reap the full benefits.
It allow the deffering the start of the daemons until the deamin is need for accepting an incomming network connection.  
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This is called soecket activation.
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No manual ordering of features is needed, the kernel does the ordering automatically.
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''On-demand starting of services and activation of features.''
  
 
== For developers ==
 
== For developers ==

Revision as of 01:38, 30 July 2010

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These are the Talking Points for the Fedora 14 release. For information on how these talking points were chosen, see Talking Points SOP. They are intended to help Ambassadors quickly present an overview of highlighted features when talking about the release.

The talking points are based in part on the features for this release. Any Fedora community member can introduce a feature, using our feature process.

Contents

For desktop users and everyone

Things of general interest to most people using Fedora.

Gnome3

Gnome3 feature

Feature talking point.

Feature summarized talking point.

KDE45

KDE45 feature

Feature talking point.

Feature summarized talking point.

For administrators

Improvements that make system administrators' lives better.

ipmiutil

ipmiutil feature

Feature talking point.

Feature summarized talking point.

MultipathInstall

MultipathInstall feature

Feature talking point.

Feature summarized talking point.

Rakudo Star

Rakudo Star feature

Perl 6 is a major revision to the Perl programming language, which introduces elements of many modern and historical languages. There are currently multiple implementation projects of Perl 6 underway, the most actively developed one is Rakudo, which is based on the Parrot virtual machine.

The first production release of the Perl 6 language.

Perl 5.12

Perl 5.12 feature

Feature talking point.

Feature summarized talking point.

Systemd

Systemd feature

It allows to defer the start of daemons until the deamon is needed for accepting an incomming network connection. It is also able to manage file system tasks. Using control groups (a Linux feature) it allows to handle all processes related to a particular feature together. In the future it will also act as session manager. It will speed up boot, but more work is needed to reap the full benefits.

No manual ordering of features is needed, the kernel does the ordering automatically.

On-demand starting of services and activation of features.

For developers

Innovations that make Fedora a great platform for software developers.

D_Programming

D_Programming feature

Feature talking point.

Feature summarized talking point.

GNUstep

GNUstep feature

Feature talking point.

GNUstep is a reimplementation of the NextStep environment. It's a GUI framework based of the Objective-C programming language which is part of the gcc.

Futher information may be find at: Http://www.gnustep.org

Python 2.7

Python 2.7 feature

Feature talking point.

Feature summarized talking point.

Spins

A few highlighted Fedora Spins coming out with this release.

Fedora 14 Release Spins