Re: Chromium in Sid not working
On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 05:28:26PM -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Stephen Allen wrote:
> > Bob Proulx wrote:
> > > Stephen Allen wrote:
> > > > I don't use the Debian Chromium as it's too old.
> > >
> > > I think you must be thinking of the Chromium in Stable Squeeze which
> > > released with version 6. That isn't the one under discussion. Stable
> > > is stable and so that one won't be changing by intent.
> > Browsers should be updated as they can be quite volatile. Therefore
> > a fast moving target.
> Obviously by all of my postings about mozilla.debian.net I am in
> complete agreement with you. However others disagreed and darn them
> they pushed the browsers into Testing and Stable anyway. Let's simply
> agree to ignore them. It would be much better if those were in the
> squeeze-updates section aka the old volatile section. You should
> become a DD yourself and then work to move the browsers to those
> All of that is a completely different topic from Stable Squeeze being
> a security release only archive until the next major Stable Wheezy
> release. Stable means stable. Thrashing there is very bad. That is
> incompatible with our view of the current browser situation. Let's
> not lobby for making changes to the stable archive. That is what the
> squeeze-updates section is for.
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Yup updated versions of all 3 branches of Chromium should be in
Squeeze-Updates IMHO. But since they aren't I've had to resort to
using Ubuntu's PPA's which are actually quite reliable.