Monthly snapshots Re: Let's Discuss Interim Releases (and a Rolling Release)

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Sat Mar 2 07:38:14 UTC 2013

On Sat, Mar 02, 2013 at 08:17:15PM +1300, Robert Collins wrote:
> On 1 March 2013 06:52, Loïc Minier <loic.minier at> wrote:

> > source.list changes from one monthly to the next.  Launchpad series are
> > in too many places and would be too expensive to create/update monthly
> > :-/

> I'd like to challenge that. Currently LP series happen every 6 months.
> Monthly is only 6 times the frequency.

Opening a new series has gotten easier over the years, but it's still a
non-negligible amount of work.  Doing this once a month would be moving us
in exactly the wrong direction.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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