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Re: about volatile.d.o/n



Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> schrieb:

> Christoph Berg <cb@df7cb.de> wrote:
>> Re: Henning Makholm in <87hdp5nmjj.fsf@kreon.lan.henning.makholm.net>
>>> Should volatile include updates of packages such as debian-keyring?
>>> debian-policy and developers-reference?
>> 
>> Those who need these packages will run Sid anyway.
>
> I'd sincerely hope not. The fact that few developers run stable is a
> contributing factor to the lack of motiviation towards releasing. I
> don't think many people understand just how old stable currently is.
> Where possible, I think developers should be encouraged to run at least
> one stable box...

Which would be painful to use. Some backports - e.g. Adrian Bunk's
collection - are really advisable. But even then you know how old woody
is. 

Regards, Frank
-- 
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer



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