Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas? Debian official "update sub-release"
On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 05:09:54PM +0200, Joey Schulze wrote:
> ciol wrote:
> > 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.
If they would become official projects, with official and default
support -- including security and installer support -- I would be a lot
As it is, it is unclear to me who is building those packages, of what
quality they are, and what kind of security support they are receiving.