Re: Opinions -- When will Sid be usable again?
On Sunday 18 September 2005 1:41 am, William Ballard wrote:
> I started using Woody in Jan 03, and switched to Sid maybe by around
> April, and learned to deal with its unstability and stuck with it until
> Sarge came out. Now I run Sarge, because I expected Sid to become
> horribly unusable. Now my question is, when should I start tracking Sid
> again, because Nice New Things are in it? Obviously this is a silly
> question. But it's my question.
> Sit tight on Sarge through at least this winter? Check back next
> It's nice not having to do tons of updates, but I don't to be running
> ancient stuff.
Use what you like but Xorg has went Sid and stabilized, KDE is about 95%
through the abi transition, Gnome did its update... If you are gonna hang out
with the Kid Who Breaks the Toys; I would recommend installing apt-listbugs.
It lists critical bugs before each apt installation; and has saved my butt grief.
With the exception of Koffice not making the transition, reinstaling k3b
(Unofficial repo), and having to manually restart KDM after the latest
upgrade, I literally had to do NOTHING after a dist-upgrade.
Good Job, Developers.
Me? A skeptic? Can you prove it?