[Mageia-dev] How will be the realese cycle?

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 16:57:57 CEST 2010

On 5 October 2010 15:28, Tux99 <tux99-mga at uridium.org> wrote:
> This would reduce the space requirements on the mirrors and it would mean
> that Mageia is a "rolling distro" for most apps, making it more attractive
> compared to ubuntu/Fedora/opensuse and at the same time reduce the workload
> for packagers.

No. No space would be saved.
package foobar-1.1-2mdv2010.1 and foobar-1.1-2mdv2011.0 are _NOT_ the same
They'll end in different files (different sizes & checksums) b/c:
- different ENVR
- different build environement (build against libc+libboo+... of
2010.1 & 2011.1 respectively)

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