Re: woody to testing
"mtsouk" == mtsouk <email@example.com> writes:
mtsouk> Hi and thanks for answering. I know that the main problem
mtsouk> of testing is the bugs :-) What I would like to know is
mtsouk> how many bugs does testing have? I mean, are the bugs so
mtsouk> many that you cannot work at all with debian testing?
No, testing is probably about as stable as many other
distributions. Besides, you get "new" bugs only when you apt-get
dist-upgrade so you have some control over how closely you want to
mtsouk> I do not need any special applications: Just C/C++
mtsouk> development tools, KDE3 and its apps, kdeveloper, anjuta,
mtsouk> perl, XFree, etc. What kind of applications have most of
mtsouk> the stability problems?
Like I said, I tracked woody from June last year to release. I can't
say I had serious problems at any point (the most irritating thing I
remember was some sort of terminal capabilities problem for a few
mtsouk> As I previously said, the reason that I need KDE3 is the
mtsouk> Greek support that is has which, I think, is better than
mtsouk> the other XWindows managers.
You can get KDE3 for both testing and stable from unofficial sources I
believe. Google for it, or perhaps others on this thread will tell