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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
1 On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 08:15:32PM +0200, Auke Booij wrote:
2 > On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 7:16 PM, Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o> wrote:
3 > > What? I am talking about exotic arches and I didn't say to drop to
4 > > entire stable tree. Just to shrink it in order to keep it up to date
5 > > more easily
6 > But my question stands: what really is the advantage of having a
7 > stable tree, when you could better invest your time in keeping the
8 > testing tree up to date and working? Most production systems are
9 > running x86, right? Are stable versions of minority architecture
10 > installations really that much more stable than testing versions?
11 Because a stable tree it is supposed to work. Testing tree on the other
12 hand is vulnerable to breakages from time to time. We can't always
13 ensure a working testing tree. We are people not machines. We tend to
14 brake things and this is way we have the testing branch.
15 --
16 Markos Chandras (hwoarang)
17 Gentoo Linux Developer
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Policy for late/slow stabilizations Thilo Bangert <bangert@g.o>