Re: Advantages of Debian "backports" over "testing"?
Ok, understood. Thank you!
On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 1:30 PM, Lisi Reisz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 08 December 2016 11:06:55 Martin T wrote:
>> One more question regarding Debian backports- is it a good practice to
>> prefer latest versions from backports(jessie-backports) by default
>> while using stable(jessie) distribution?
> Definitely not.
>> Or is it a better practice to cherry-pick packages from "jessie-backports"?
>> On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 4:25 PM, maderios <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > On 12/07/2016 12:45 AM, Martin T wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> what are advantages of using Debian "backports"("jessie-backports" in
>> >> sources.list file) over "testing"("testing" in sources.list file)? As
>> > Hi
>> > You can't compare, they are completely different. Backport packages have
>> > stable/Jessie compatibility. Testing/Stretch and Sid are very close to
>> > each other. Very far from stable/jessie-backports/Jessie.
>> > --
>> > Maderios