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On Sat, 2008-02-02 at 21:56 -0800, davecode@... wrote:
> > The stage tarballs are *never* ~arch. We have talked about doing automated
> > builds, but we're not releasing them for public consumption, since there will be
> > absolutely *zero* QA done on them.
> Of course not; I didn't mean you replace official releases with ~arch!
> I only meant that, like Debian et al, there be regular tarballs for
> eager testers. That seems more sensible that starting testing from a
> year-old tarball. Some others might test in kexec/vmware/chroot or
Ehh, we'd never release ~arch tarballs. If we were to do something like
this, it would be weekly stable tarballs. There's no guarantee that
~arch is even consistent. With stable, there's at least the testing of
the arch teams.
> > why exactly do PPC boxes need the newest everything?
> Sigh. I'd rather not go there. Suffice to say ~arch is why we're here.
> The current ~arch is turning into 2008.0 anyway, so that's what where
> we can help QA Gentoo.
No, it isn't.
I think your idea of how Gentoo releases work is a bit skewed.
Everything comes from stable. Always.
Release Engineering Strategic Lead
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