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Re: PROPOSAL: "Staging Areas"

On Wed, 24 Feb 1999, Mitch Blevins wrote:

> > > On Wed, 24 Feb 1999, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > 
> > Which would be the technical disadvantage of having a common stage area
> > (dists/experimental) for all projects?
> > 
> > As long as different projects do not share package names, what kind of 
> > problems would be expected to be found?
> One advantage would be that a person wanting the experimental stuff
> for only a particular type of package (like gtk stuff)
> could use apt easily on only his/her staging area, without getting
> other experimental stuff (like a new glibc).

I see. Well, I suppose the real disadvantage would be having to
use the hold key (=) so much, then.

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