[Mageia-dev] How will be the realese cycle?
ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 6 08:19:43 CEST 2010
On 6 October 2010 05:02, Fernando Parra <gato2707 at yahoo.com.mx> wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Oct 2010 15:47:20 +0200
> Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> On 5 October 2010 15:28, Tux99 <tux99-mga-ju+53DPtYRFAfugRpC6u6w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> > Personally I think the way Mandriva maintains both updates and backports
>> > for each release is a waste of resources.
>> How is it a waste?
>> A practical example is the college professor / school teacher (see
>> Fernando Parra post a few emails back); he doesn't want to upgrade the
>> boxes in the lab, he doesn't care if they have the newest/shiniest
>> versions, just that the distro is stable and works(tm). The same
>> applies for a company, servers... etc. We aren't talking only about
>> personal boxes that can break without too much drastic consequences.
> Please don't write words in my name, I never wrote something like that, security and stability are as important to as for an any other user, but I need the latest version of some programs, without upgrade all the distro every 6 months.
I didn't mean to put words in your mouth; I wasn't talking about you
in particular but about school/university computer labs case in
And what I posted doesn't contradict "I need the latest version of
some programs, without upgrade all the distro every 6 months."; I am
pro backports repos (when possible), but not a rolling distro model.
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