Re: Is Sid for broken stuff? Is it too much to ask for testing the packages?
On Wednesday 11 December 2002 17:35, Steve Langasek wrote:
> If the possibility of eat-your-system bugs in unstable could cost you
> important data or lead to expensive downtime, *don't run unstable on
> those systems*! Being a developer and helping turn unstable into stable
> doesn't mean letting bugs affect your work.
Indeed. Colin Walters (or is it Chris Waters) hasa wonderful howto on his
people.d.o site about how to setup a Debian chroot with debootstrap and
getty. So tty6's getty will log you into a chroot'ed unstable system and say
tty5 could get you into a chroot'ed testing system all the while you are
actually running stable for your day to day tasks. He even explains how to
setup gdm so your X sessions are run from within the chroot.
Yes some people need to test more. Yes it would be a good thing. But until
we all magically get 5 - 10 hours more a week to dedicate to this project how
about everyone just help out, report the issues found and trying to be