On Tue, Sep 24, 2002 at 02:24:38PM +0100, Fergus Cameron wrote:
> i'm pretty new to current so perhaps this in naive but are there any
> point releases for testing --- i.e. releases that are known to build
> properly? 

The Developer Preview #2 should be out sometime in the next month or
two.  Aside from that you can just watch mailing list traffic and wait
for periods of quiet (and then update to the source tree from a few
days previously)

> do you really need to be on top of it all to work off of current ? (i.e.
> i should know where to go back to)

Well, you do need to have some kind of exit strategy if things go
wrong.  That can be as crude as 'reinstall the system from your 4.6-R
disks', but if you want to struggle through the periodic problems
you'll need some technical knowledge.


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