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Re: Temporal Release Strategy

On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 13:58:31 -0400, Patrick Ouellette wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 04:24:34PM -0500, Adam M wrote:
>> In many ways, current testing is your stable. Extending the testing
>> period from testing to your proposed candidate and then stable would
>> do nothing about normal bugs. RC bugs are usually found quite quickly
>> by people using unstable.

> If RC bugs are found so quickly in unstable, why has there been no
> release in the last 3 or so years?  Testing is normally quite usable.
> That is part of the reason I believe this type of approach to releases
> would work.

Perhaps because RC bugs are not the only problem to resolve in order to release. Indeed, security build seems to be a biggest problem.

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