Re: Bug#219582: ITP: linux -- Linux 2.4 kernel
On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 09:41:53AM -0500, Michael Poole wrote:
> > In what way is updating between releases worse than updating within the
> > same release?
> It is worse because a lot more code changes. I am sure that you have
> enough packaging (and Debian user) experience to recognize that. I am
> willing to assume that enough testing of Debian's package revision 2
> (relative to revision 1) went on that my machine won't die. I am not
> willing to make the same assumption regarding Linux 2.4.23 relative to
> Linux 2.4.22, whether they are from a Debian package or from upstream.
Yep. That makes sense. See my previous mail to Colin for my explanation on
how my package can deal with backups.
"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."
-- J.R.R.T, Ainulindale (Silmarillion)