[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: kernels in the packaging universe



On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 10:54:58PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
 > Dave Jones wrote:
 > > On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 10:10:25PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
 > >  > Greg Dekoenigsberg wrote:
 > >  > > On Wed, 20 Dec 2006, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
 > >  > > 
 > >  > >> Ingo provides yum-able kernels for some weeks now and it seems to have
 > >  > >> improved testing a lot, which should help getting it fixed and upstream.
 > >  > >> Why not have a highlyexperimental.download.fedoraproject.org
 > >  > >> for stuff like that?
 > >  > > 
 > >  > > We could call it fedora-unstable.  ;-)
 > >  > > 
 > >  > > Seriously.  We could.  And maybe should.
 > >  > 
 > >  > "unstable" in the Debian land is the equivalent of Fedora "rawhide" 
 > >  > There is enough confusion as to the differences between Debian testing 
 > >  > and Fedora updates-testing. Lets not add more. If it is experimental, 
 > >  > let's call it just that.
 > > 
 > > Confusion is the key word here.  Whats the difference between
 > > "development" and "experimental" ?
 > 
 > Development = Precursor to general releases.
 > Experimental = Add on for general releases. No security guarantees. 
 > Might not stay in sync. Staging ground for innovative but very risky 
 > changes.

But development also contains bleeding edge packages.
Asides from "Add on for general releases", your criteria match
what rawhide is today.

		Dave

-- 
http://www.codemonkey.org.uk


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]