kernels in the packaging universe
davej at redhat.com
Wed Dec 20 17:38:11 UTC 2006
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
But development also contains bleeding edge packages.
Asides from "Add on for general releases", your criteria match
what rawhide is today.
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