Re: PROPOSAL: "Staging Areas"
Santiago Vila wrote:
> 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.
You mean that dselect HAS A HOLD KEY??!!!! Damn, that could've
saved me alot of trouble.