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Re: Integrating aptosid?

On Tue, May 03, 2011 at 03:17:18PM +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> On 03/05/11 at 15:05 +0200, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> > aptosid is just an example, I don't even know the distro, they may not
> > be the best choice, I just try to find alternates ideas. Note that I
> > don't think it takes more than 10 people to do the rolling distro like
> > Joss propose it: snapshot unstable every month and fix the worst
> > breakages. It takes more than 10 people to do the same in testing
> > because each individual fix is tangled in the migration issue, hence
> > rapidly needs to update things that are at first totally unrelated to be
> > fixed too first.
> By proposing to provide a snapshot every month, you are proposing a
> different point in the "quality/up-to-date-ness" compromise map. This
> compromise looks less appealling to me than the "rolling==testing" or
> the aptosid ones.
> Also, are you aware of the monthly snapshots built by Michael Gilbert?
> See http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2011/04/msg00397.html

I don't advocate it, I'm just saying there are other options that
haven't been discussed yet. I don't really know which is better for the
user, I couldn't care less (I've already stated I'm fine with unstable
right? ;p). Though technically such a solution has less impact on our
current release workflow and I prefer it.
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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