Re: The stable/testing/unstable branches not a solution ?
On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 09:17:37PM +0100, Enrico Zini wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 09:06:38PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > And assume some important piece of hardware in a server requires a new
> > major release of the kernel (e.g. currently 2.6): You might have to wait
> > many years until the next base system with support for this kernel will
> > be available before you can install Debian on your brand-new server.
> Well, one of the reasons for thinking about dividing the archive in big
> chunks was, if I'm not mistaken, being able to release the base system
> more often (and possibly maintain security support for more older
In this thread the opposite was suggested.
And releasing the base system more often also has problems, since new
versions in the base system might break other packages (e.g. a new libc6
might require a new versionof wine).
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