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Gerolf Ziegenhain <mail.gerolf@...> wrote on Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 10:02:57AM +0200:
> - Some updates are "forced". Why should one mask X-6.9 "hard" and force the people to use X-7? X-6.9 works fine with all of my pcs so far (even with DRI)! And X-7 works only without DRI (I know how to configure it; the drivers for the common i810, radeon2500, nvidia cards are not working properly).
Gentoo has no long term support, by that I mean it's not a release
distro that keeps "old" stuff and fixes it for a certain amount of time.
Gentoo just moves on.
It's not a technical problem, allthough this approach has its downsides
as you already pointed out. But it is Gentoo's philosophy.
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