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Re: SVG broke after installing Pidgin unstable package


Kumar Appaiah, 03.09.2007 09:44:
> On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 09:31:27AM +0200, Rickard Lindberg wrote:
>> Does anyone have any experience running the 'testing' release? I
>> watched 'The Technology Behind Debian's Testing Release' from google
>> video yesterday, and in the end of the presentation he mentioned that
>> in the future, it might be possible to run a stable release, but at
>> the same time install some packages from unstable. Does anyone know
>> anything about that? When will it be available? Is someone is working
>> on it?
> You can, even now, try putting testing in your sources.list and try to
> move to testing. Testing is also a trifle better than instable because
> the secutiry team now gives security updates for testing as
> well.

Well, Unstable gets security updates too, only as regular package updates.

> Added advantage: it gets all newer packages from unstable after
> 10 days of no critical bug reports in unstable.

This is an added disadvantage for me, since it also can take 10 or more days
until a fix can enter Testing where it is fixed sometimes on the same day in

> In a sense, testing (now lenny) may be just the right balance you are
> looking for, but YMMV.


Regards, Mathias


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