> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Leif Neland
> Sent: Monday, February 19, 2001 8:55 AM
> Subject: Do we need a 3. level between stable and cuurent?
> We all know: -current is bleeding edge, expect it to break at
> random. Don't run it if you don't know how to fix it.
> -stable is for production, it works all the time.
-RELEASE, I thought, is for production. Although, it's true, -STABLE rarely
has a stop.

> Do we need a level in between for people who just run current for
> the fun of it and for testing.
> So after the hardcore has tested it in -current, they commit it
> to all the monkeys trying to break it, and we then try it on n^m'
> combinations of hardware/software.

Actually, I've always thought that's what -STABLE is for?

> I might not be able to fix a problem, but I can report what
> happens, and if my -current breaks for a few days, it is no big deal.
> While -current is not for everybody, I believe people like me
> helps in quality testing before the stuff hits -stable.

Actually, I've always thought that's what -STABLE is for? Deja-vu :)

> Perhaps not a level, just a separate file, which contained the
> date of the last known version without known major problems. (or
> "." if no known problems)

I think the current HEADS UP given on here is sufficient warning to
determine if a make world will build or if there are stops.



> Leif

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