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

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 19:33:59 CEST 2010

On 5 October 2010 18:54, Tux99 <tux99-mga at uridium.org> wrote:
> Quote: Ahmad Samir wrote on Tue, 05 October 2010 17:41
>> A rolling distro isn't a defined term, as Michael explained, now you
>> add "light" to the equation and it becomes even more undefined.
> You shouldn't look at the name but rather at the description that me and
> others have given here earlier.

I looked at the description that Michael gave. And I think I know what
a rolling distro is having Cooker and all :). light/heavy makes no
sense here.

>> I said all I got to say on this topic, now I can wait and see how
>> things turn out (my guess would be it'll stay the same, Cauldron a
>> rolling/dev distro, and stable releases on predefined intervals, just
>> my "personal" guess).
> I guess that depends mostly on what the packagers will feel like doing,
> ultimately in a community distro nobody can be force anyone to do
> anything, if too few people are doing security fix backports but most are
> doing version backports then we will have this 'light' rolling distro (or
> whatever you want to call it), if not then we will have the old mdv
> model.

It's not I'll-work-my-own-way-and-do-what-I-want, any packager can do
so in his own repo/distro. There'll be rules which should be followed
even in a community-driven distro, otherwise it'll be chaos.

Ahmad Samir

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