Let's Discuss Interim Releases (and a Rolling Release)

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Mon Mar 4 00:54:05 UTC 2013


On Sat, Mar 02, 2013 at 11:36:45AM +0100, Nicolas Delvaux wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-03-02 at 09:32 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > I'm surprised, because when I hunt around for people talking about
> > their experiences running raring I've generally found them favourably
> > contrasting its stability with that of prior development releases.
> > Indeed I hear that one group (the French loco, was it?) started
> > referring to it as "boring", which IMO is an excellent result. :-)
> 
> For example, in the last few hours, French testers have complained about
> packages such as Skype or Wine that were removed by a dist-upgrade.

I would be happy to debug such things given the output of 'apt-get -o
Debug::pkgProblemResolver=true dist-upgrade'.  (The last such example I
saw turned out to be due to raring-proposed being erroneously enabled,
and disabling it fixed the problem.)

-- 
Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]



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