Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Oct 18 01:10:50 CDT 2005

On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 12:27:01AM -0700, Daniel Robitaille wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-17-10 at 09:10 +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > OTOH, how many regressions on the server side did you actually see?
> > From my POV, the majority of regressions are on the Gnome desktop and
> > especially in the kernel (some devices which worked flawlessly with
> > the hoary kernel broke in Breezy), printing, scanner support, etc.
> including my digital camera (HP M307); worked in Hoary, doesn't work in
> Breezy (when used as an USB disk drive)  Of course I didn't test it in
> Breezy until tonight after the family desktop got upgraded...  I guess
> Hoary on the 2nd HD partition will stick around for longer than
> originally planned.

You've hit the nail on the head.  Hardware is one area where it's absolutely
critical that users test the development branch.  There is no possible way
that the development team can know whether your hardware stopped working in
Breezy unless you test it and report back.

 - mdz

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