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On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 08:15:32PM +0200, Auke Booij wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 7:16 PM, Markos Chandras <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > What? I am talking about exotic arches and I didn't say to drop to
> > entire stable tree. Just to shrink it in order to keep it up to date
> > more easily
> But my question stands: what really is the advantage of having a
> stable tree, when you could better invest your time in keeping the
> testing tree up to date and working? Most production systems are
> running x86, right? Are stable versions of minority architecture
> installations really that much more stable than testing versions?
Because a stable tree it is supposed to work. Testing tree on the other
hand is vulnerable to breakages from time to time. We can't always
ensure a working testing tree. We are people not machines. We tend to
brake things and this is way we have the testing branch.
Markos Chandras (hwoarang)
Gentoo Linux Developer