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Re: Debian Install (Sid)

On Thu, 18 Mar 2004, Paul Johnson wrote:
> Krikket <krikket@gothpoodle.com> writes:
> > I've played with a bunch of Debian variations, and have come to the
> > conclusion that I want a Debian (sid) install on my system.
> Given that it tends to live up to it's (unstable) name, why?
> Seriously, what is in sid that you want that bad that you cannot get
> From backports.org?  Sid is *not* for people new to Debian.

It's still more stable than some of the other flavors of Linux that I've
used.  (IE: Fedora...)  The reason for going with sid is that I was of the
understanding that the security patches don't come out quite as quickly
for the testing branch.  Am I wrong?


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