Security Support - Re: Let's Discuss Interim Releases (and a Rolling Release)
loic.minier at ubuntu.com
Thu Feb 28 17:27:20 UTC 2013
On Thu, Feb 28, 2013, Martin Pitt wrote:
> So if the "last monthly" is supposed to actually be a kind of a
> release, instead of just a blessed daily installation image, this
> would mean that there would be a new series each month?
New series are super expensive to create, need coordination in a bunch
of places etc. and it means we're using the release dist upgrade
mechanisms rather than updating packages.
> I would expect users to upgrade to the latest packages of the RR each
> time update-notifier pops up, regardless of which medium they used to
> install. After a month this needs to happen anyway, so why not right
At the very least it should be very easy to switch between using the
monthly and going to the rolling release; software-properties UI for
instance, or perhaps also a command-line tool.
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