Re: unstable, just how unstable is it
On 29.08.2002 10:12:56 Oki DZ wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 03:44:24PM +1200, Corrin Lakeland wrote:
> > There are some major changes happening in unstable at the moment
> > 2.2/3, Perl 5.8, glibc, gcc 3.2). These mean unstable is likely to
> > the near future, and when unstable breaks it _really_ breaks.
> I have always been using unstable.
> Does it mean that it is time to change my /etc/apt/sources.list to
> (Then, apt-get update, of course.)
At the moment a couple of packages report dependency errors and won't
install or will uninstall because of the above changes.
There will be more of those problems in the near future, I think.
Package renamings. New upstream sources and more problems.
If you want to be sure that all your needed programs run all time, use at
least testing, better stable.