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Re: Debian target audience



On Jun 16, Alex Yukhimets wrote
> 
> I am sorry to say, but you are wrong. Even on this list there were
> several postings regarding this matter. There are several known 
> problems and who knows how many unknown. You just can't afford to
> experiment with "production" system this way. Anyway, I could take some
> burden on myself to compile libc5 counterparts, but on my 486DX2/66 with
> 2k/sec connection it would take years. 

Well, if it really is a production machine (people yell if it goes down,
etc.) shouldn't it be tracking stable instead of unstable anyways? I don't
think that kind of change (libc5 -> libc6) can't be made without some
amount of instability and experimenting.... well, unless we get only
perfect developpers who recompile all their packages for libc6 at the same
time. :)

  Christian

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