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Fedora plans formal upgrade leapfrog scheme

Red Hat senior quality assurance engineer Adam Williamson has revealed that the Fedora community is trying to deliver what it’s calling “N-1” upgrades whereby it becomes possible upgrade from version X of Fedora to version X+2 without having to first install version X+1.

Williamson writes that Fedora’s release cadence makes the N-1 scheme a good idea.