The haskell platform in ubuntu?
laney at ubuntu.com
Sat Jul 18 13:05:36 UTC 2009
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On Sat, 18 Jul 2009 09:59:45 +0200
Vincenzo Ciancia <ciancia at di.unipi.it> wrote:
> Il giorno sab, 18/07/2009 alle 00.32 +0200, Jan Claeys ha scritto:
> > Debian unstable & experimental are updated all the time, so as long
> > as the Debian maintainer keeps the package up-to-date, there will
> > be a new
> > version every 6 months in Ubuntu too?
> Hmm yes this is likely obvious but: is it true that packages in sid
> are updated frequently? I mean: it is a waste of manpower to keep a
> package up-to-date, e.g. if stable has version 1, and unstable passes
> trough version 2,3,4,5, then the stable is released again, what is the
> motivation in putting versions 2,3,4 in debian (apart from ubuntu :).
> I am not _questioning_ this, I am wondering if maintainers in debian
> are actually worried to constantly update packages in unstable.
Yes, in the main packages are updated throughout a release cycle and
not just close to a release. Watch debian-changes at l.d.o if you want to
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