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Re: Benefits (and risks) of using Sid

On Tue, 05 Aug 2008, andy wrote:
> This is just a general enquiry about the benefits of using Sid on a  
> desktop or a workstation. Aside from obtaining up-to-the-minute software  
> (and related patches), are there any other benefits to using Sid? I am  

Yes, but none that you can't get also from using testing and fetching
whatever extra packages you need ASAP directly from Sid.

> aware of the risks - i.e. frequently broken applications - but to be  
> honest, how often does this happen?

Often enough.  Really.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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