[Mageia-discuss] Mageia

Samuel Verschelde stormi at laposte.net
Sun Sep 19 21:50:07 CEST 2010

Le dimanche 19 septembre 2010 21:41:14, HacKurx a écrit :
> First of all excuse me for my English.
> I am one who thinks that rolling release distributions sounds the future.
> Why?
> Because the user no longer has to worry about are system and benefits from
> recent versions of software.
> Now on libraries, xorg etc.... it may very well release a new version for
> inclusion.
> So imagine every six months a new version but in the meantime the software
> most used to constantly updated in a repository (this is equivalent to
> ubuntu ppa in some ways but stable and under control).
> So I think it would be nice to create a repository "rolling release"
> containing software commonly used example: firefox, vlc, liferea,
> thunderbird, mplayer.
> As you will not break the system because no library, xorg etc. will be
> updated.
> +1 repository "rolling release" commonly used for software (vlc, smplayer
> etc ...)

I have no experience with rolling releases, but as I hope that Mageia will, like Mandriva Linux, remain suitable for desktop, server, and enterprise use. So I really hope each version will be stable, maintained and thoroughly tested. I'm not sure that a rolling release permits that.



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