Can Fedora 32 users get Gnome 3.38 after Fedora 33 has been released?

My system is currently running Fedora 32, I wouldn’t want to upgrade to Fedora 33 yet (I’ve seen many issues floating around, I’d rather leave that to braver users) but I do want to start using Gnome 3.38 and I wonder if Fedora 32 users would receive that update any time soon or are we stuck with Gnome 3.36? Thanks in advance!

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During the lifetime of a Fedora release, there are only bugfixes, not feature updates for GNOME:

This is unlikely to change unless Fedora becomes a rolling release distro completely.

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Acroding to Fedora KDE update policy , Plasma do receive a major update in the lifetime of a Fedora release.

I don’t think this comes from fedora’s being a stable distribution. I guess this is because the GNOME team doesn’t want a major update

I’d go through this:

(The KDE SIG has requested an exception to the policy.)

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Interesting, didn’t know that. So if I got that right, there’s not much to get major updates, except the kernel and kde-related packages. The norm is no major updates within one fedora version.

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Yes, that’s the current policy.

Upgrading to new releases using dnf works very well, so if there’s more software that one would like newest versions for, it’s best to simply upgrade

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Yeah. Updating to a new GNOME release has a major impact across the board. The level of testing we’d need to do in order to put that out in a way we’d feel confident putting the Fedora name on is roughly comparable to the level of work we’d need to do to actually put out a new release.

So, rather than that duplicate effort, we work really hard to make sure that upgrades are smooth and easy.

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