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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 <pere@hungry.com> 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
>     solve.

Well I was not suggesting the inclusion of kernels into volatile, just
for notice...

Francesco P. Lovergine

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