Re: A "progressive" distribution
On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 08:56:05PM +0100, J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote:
> > the production branch should always work.
> But it won't. This approach ignores the fact that "stability" is a property
> of a release as a whole (the set of packages and their interdependencies,
> ISOs, boot floppies and the upgrade path from the previous release) rather
> than the sum of the stability of individual packages.
But the point in this (old) proposal is that it's a lot easier
to fix interdependencies, ISOs and boot floppies than our
current freeze proccess when we both fix these and packages.
(The "upgrade path" is not a concern since Hamm. We have apt.
That's one of the primary areas Debian is known to be cool.)
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