Re: Some thoughts about problems within Debian
On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, ext Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> In article
> <[🔎] Pine.LNX.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Adam Heath <email@example.com> wrote:
> >Sure, everyone agrees. This has been hashed over and over and over.
> >about it doesn't help. Solve the problem.
> Debian is too big.
> Split it up in 'core' (must fit easily on one CD) and 'added value'
> (the other 21 CDs). Release seperately. Release often. 'core' must
> have all packages up-to-date, 'added value' simply uses the packages
> from the previous release for packages that have RC bugs filed
> against them.
This makes a *lot* of sense to me at least. 1-2 CD's are much easier to
keep in top-shape than 21... Of course then there's another huge flamewar
what should be in core and what's extra but at least with two CD's I think
the stuff "everybody" uses will fit in easily.
> Now I'll go back hiding in my shell since I obviously have
> no idea what I am talking about ;)
- Panu -