Re: Why discover1-data is so old in Debian Sarge, while in unstable is up to date ?
On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 11:08:54AM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> >>>>> "petter" == Petter Reinholdtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> petter> [Francesco P. Lovergine]
> >> Someone suggested that discover1-data should enter the volatile
> >> archive. It could have sense, IMHO. That along with an
> >> up-to-date d-installer could allow installation of sarge for
> >> years from now...
> petter> Would need a kernel with up to date drivers as well.
> petter> I seriously belive this should go into the real release,
> petter> and not volatile, to make sure the stable release is
> petter> actually usable on newer hardware, when that time comes.
> Add a new kernel is more complicated since it'll need more testing
> and verification about regressions. I don't think it's easy to
Well I was not suggesting the inclusion of kernels into volatile, just
Francesco P. Lovergine