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Re: How stable is the frozen stretch?

On Wednesday 17 May 2017 15:57:29 G wrote:
> I'm thinking installing Debian testing (stretch)on my laptop and then
> follow stretch but i am wondering what will happen when todays Debian
> testing becomes stable. Am i have to reinstall Debian when testing
> becomes stable?


> I search around and found this https://wiki.debian.org/DebianTesting
> It has a section "How to use Debian (next-stable) Testing".
> So if i understand it right i should:
> 1.Install Debian stable

See Darac Marjal's comment.

> 2.Upgrade to testing by editing source.list according to the
> instructions i found on that link.

If you want to stay with stretch, use the option in the instructions to use 
the name stretch in your sources list.

> 3.After Debian stretch becomes stable i should edit again source.list
> file by uncommenting the security updates and other stable specific
> lines that i commented on step 2.

Yes.  And change all references to jessie to stretch.


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