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On Wednesday 14 September 2005 01:28, William Kenworthy wrote:
> I'm using the workaround of manually deleting the problem patch during
> the build.
> The problem for gentoo that I see is that with the removal of -r1 (and
> xfree being the only viable alternative is not available either), gentoo
> does not have a usable desktop for those actually using it in
> production, so this should be viewed as a serious issue that requires
> active resolution - just leaving this issue in place until we catch up
> with upstream means this is going to become a running sore for gentoo.
> We (the users) need a stable, secure, and working X.
where did you get the idea, that a moving target like gentoo is apropriate for
a production box?
If you put gentoo onto such a box, it is your very own problem. If you want
total stability and a lot of testing prior a patch goes out, maybe you should
spent the bucks and buy SLES or RHEL
If something breaks with them, you have a right to whine.
Oh, and by the way: for me X is stable, secure and working - everybody has
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