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Re: Benefits (and risks) of using Sid

On Tue, 2008-08-05 at 14:09 +0100, andy wrote:
> Hi all
> 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 
> aware of the risks - i.e. frequently broken applications - but to be 
> honest, how often does this happen?

This happens fairly often.  I strongly reccommend testing instead unless
you're adventurous and willing to file good bug reports.  Testing has at
least been in unstable long enough to not pick up showstopping bug
reports before moving on to testing.

Paul Johnson

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