Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas? Debian official "update sub-release"
> > Clamav is in volatile, php5 in backports, haven't checked squid3.
... squid3 is in *gosh* testing.
> The problem is that Debian doesn't speak a lot about nice features like
> volatile and backports, for instance in the official web site, where it's
> difficult to see the links.
The... err... issue is that these services (snapshots, volatile, backports)
are not official project's projects yet and also quite new, hence, not
integrated in the current stable installer. It is discussed to change
this though. You are correct, though, that they're not widely announced.
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