Current situation of amarok, and of latex tools

Andrew Sayers andrew-ubuntu-devel at
Mon May 25 13:01:57 UTC 2009

Jan Claeys wrote:
> A lot of people run unstable during alpha & beta, but many do it in a VM
> or on an old spare system.  That doesn't help find regressions that are
> hardware-related, of course, and in general those systems might not see
> the same sort of use that people's "main" computers see.
> And to be honest, I don't see how we can make more people use alpha
> versions on their "I need this for work" system...

Recycling my chroot idea from before, how about encouraging people to 
install Alpha versions in a chroot?  You could use localfs to graft your 
real /home in if you wanted.  A bit of grub trickery would even let you 
boot right into the chroot, with the alpha kernel, when you had enough 
free time to give it a go.

	- Andrew

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