Re: Philosophical question
I upgrade weekly. Since the ftp method in deselect makes this painless,
it is no trouble at all. Going from bo to hamm is likely to be a problem
for some and WILL be a major source of traffic on this list but as far as
incremental upgrades within a major release, weekly is fine for me. It
actually makes it EASIER because only a few packages are installed
per week vs. dozens of packages if it is put off for several weeks.
I also have one system running unstable that I pull the package list for
and upgrade almost daily since hamm seems to be still very dynamic.
On 4 Dec 1997, Larry G. Gariepy Jr. wrote:
> I hope I don't sound heretical: I imagine that a lot of people like Linux for
> the fact that there is something new to try every week or two. :) (or more
> often?) But practically, how often do people think it is worth the trouble to
> upgrade major software components? Every six months? Every year?
> Thanks in advance for your (humble) opinions :)
> Larry Gariepy
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