Re: Two suggestions for woody release
Steve Langasek wrote:
> > * Doesn't work for CD only installs.
> > * Increases download time of apt-get update. Will this annoy users?
> > Would I have to ask if they want this done?
> Assuming that apt-get update is followed immediately by an apt-get
> upgrade or apt-get dist-upgrade, isn't the download time for one more
> Packages file negligible?
Depends on how negligible your bandwidth is and how often you update.
Packages files are relatively large for modem users. I need more
opinions to decide.
> I think if the scope of the changes is limited, then it would be
> justified even at this late stage. Setting up a failsafe
> /etc/apt/preferences and adding the additional lines to sources.list
> IFF /etc/apt/preferences doesn't exist yet seems reasonable; trying to
> have apt-setup interactively prompt the user to pick a release seems too
> likely to introduce usability bugs, IMHO.
I'd tend to agree.
see shy jo