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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Policy for late/slow stabilizations
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 19:57:01
Message-Id: 20100627195833.GB2125@Mystical
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Policy for late/slow stabilizations by Auke Booij
On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 08:15:32PM +0200, Auke Booij wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 7:16 PM, Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o> 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 Web: http://hwoarang.silverarrow.org

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Policy for late/slow stabilizations Thilo Bangert <bangert@g.o>