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Re: relevance of packages in repositories



On Sun, May 7, 2023 at 3:10 PM Brian <ad44@cityscape.co.uk> wrote:
>
> On Sun 07 May 2023 at 14:57:32 -0400, Lee wrote:
>
> > On 5/7/23, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> > > On Sun, May 7, 2023 at 7:30 AM Дмитрий wrote:
> > >>
> > >> the stable version of Neodim 9.0 in debian 12 is the SEVENTH version, and
> > >> in order to get the current version, you need to drag something like
> > >> Homebrew, it really pisses you off and pushes you away from using the
> > >> distribution
> > >
> > > You might give Fedora a try. Its release cadence is every 6 months. At
> > > each release, Fedora typically supplies the most current version of a
> > > package.
> > >
> > > You may find Fedora aligns better with your requirements.
> >
> > How about Arch linux?
> >
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arch_Linux
> >   Arch Linux is an independently developed, x86-64 general-purpose
> > Linux distribution that strives to provide the latest stable versions
> > of most software by following a rolling-release model.
>
> That sounds like a good description of Debian unstable :).

Ustable does not get security updates by the Debian Security Team. If
you want timely security updates, then you have to look elsewhere.
https://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstall#Unstable .

But if Unstable works for him, then great.

Jeff


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