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From: Michael Haubenwallner <haubi@g.o>
Subject: Re: Prefix keywords in main tree
Date: Mon, 04 May 2009 18:18:44 +0200
On Mon, 2009-05-04 at 10:39 -0500, Jeremy Olexa wrote:
> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 10:33 AM, Michael Haubenwallner <haubi@g.o> wrote:
> 
> > So I'm planning to update my local <200 package versions once a year or
> > much less often, or when a specific feature is required, while still
> 
> I would be concerned with this. It is a known deficiency wrt Gentoo
> that once systems are not updated for longer than a year, you hit
> extreme difficulty to get it upgraded most of the time.

Unfortunately, I do have to support production environments not being
upgraded for 3-5 years and more. Because they managed to use another
slice of their old software, they might want to get just a few bugfixes
without upgrading their whole system...

/haubi/
-- 
Michael Haubenwallner
Gentoo on a different level



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Prefix keywords in main tree
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