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

Tux99 tux99-mga at uridium.org
Thu Oct 7 16:17:26 CEST 2010

On Thu, 7 Oct 2010, Sinner from the Prairy wrote:

> Besides absolute lack of knowledge about backports, I still have failed to 
> read an answer how backports are not filling the needs for  bleeding-edge 
> users.

It's the focus that changes, currently with Mandriva backports are a 
barely known unsupported afterthought.
With a light rolling release scheme backports would be supported with 
regards to security fixes, since backports would be the preferred way to 
provide security fixes.
It actually reduces workload since instead of the Mageia devs having to 
create themselves security patches for older releases, we just use the 
newer version of the sw from upstream that already includes the security 

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