Time for rolling release focus?
Posted May 17, 2012 3:43 UTC (Thu) by lemmings
In reply to: Time for rolling release focus?
Parent article: Stable distributions and unstable software
Continuous rolling unstable/testing distributions aren't what I had in mind so much. Like Fedora Rawhide, they tend to have moments of being frozen for release, breakage, and a mix of upstream stable/development versions.
I'm more interested in continuous rolling stable
versions of upstream packages with little delay.
Ideally, this would be coupled with the ability to easily switch to a different upstream branch (e.g. development, SCS tag, or SCS head) on an individual package basis to allow the user to participate with testing/development on what they have time/interest in.
I think Foresight Linux
implements something like this. I'll have to try it out one day, however I would love to see the mainstream distributions migrate to this sort of model.
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