Re: when etch will be officially released
On Sat, Apr 07, 2007 at 02:45:56AM -0700, Li Wei wrote:
> it's long overdue,
No it's not - it's been there for years - it's just that it's been
labelled as testing :)
> when etch will become stable?
> How unstable is it now(how many bug it has now)?
Sometime tomorrow [Sunday 8 April]. Release preparations are happening
NOW. Throw a release party in celebration :)
How unstable is it? - for me, it's not. I've been running it for
longer than a year. I've put it on machines at work: I use it here on
For you - it may be different and, as always, your mileage may vary.
For specialist applications e.g. embedded processors/specialist appliances,
there may yet be something missing / a "we would have liked to have had
this in Etch to support our forthcoming product Foo" - we can't cover
all possible corner cases where someone needed a feature included which,
for one reason or another, we haven't been able to include in this release.
We can't test absolutely everything all the time - but we strive to be
Hope this helps,
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