Re: Ubuntu discussion at planet.debian.org
On Sat, 23 Oct 2004 14:23:48 +0900, Mike Hommey <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> And why not, instead of freezing unstable, make it build against
> testing, when er try to freeze testing ?
Libraries. If you build against a library version that is no
longer in unstable, then you may have issues in testing when a new
library tries to migrate into testing -- cause nowhere would there be
packages built against the new library version.
Not to mention that unstable would become unviable as a
distribution -- the run time libs may not be the ones that are needed
by the packages in unstable.
> Okay, that's what t-p-u is roughly for, but the fact is that it's
> quite painful.
Could you elaborate on that? Why is it so painful?
Keep cool, but don't freeze. Hellman's Mayonnaise
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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