Re: Safest maintenance of a sid system
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 07:45:43AM +0100, AG wrote:
> Having recently upgraded to sid, I want to try to ensure that I am able
> to maintain a more or less stable system under those circumstances and
> in the full knowledge that, by definition, sid is unstable and may be
> subject to breakages.
> With this in mind, what do the more experienced sid users do in terms of
> the daily updates of packages that come through - for example - the
> Update Notification? I know that sidux users rely on some scripts -
> sxmi and sgfi (??) I think - but I wonder if that is what native sid
> users rely on or do you have your own recipes for maintaining reasonable
> stability? For example, the use of scripts such as those from sidux, or
> not doing a daily system update or ... ?
The Sidux distro advertises itself as a sort of "safer" sid. I tried it out once, but never really used it much. Anybody on the list have any opinions on it?