My Debian experience so far

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at
Wed Mar 12 00:08:29 EST 2003

On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 04:58:32AM +1100, Rasjid Wilcox wrote:
> Being new to Debian, I have no idea if this kind of delay in getting 'grave' 
> bugs fixed in Sid normal or not.  Perhaps I've just been unlucky and hit a 
> bad time to have my first unstable Debian experience.

Heheh, you could say so. You landed right in the middle of a glibc + gcc3.2
ABI + KDE + a few other things transition.

> I am extremely reluctant to go back to Woody (and then get the unofficial KDE 
> 3.1 Woody backport) as there are a number of other packages I also want from 
> Sid.

I don't know. Testing is a somewhat more stable version, though it may not
be new enough for you...

> Perhaps my search for the perfect Linux distribution continues....


Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog at>
> Support bacteria! They're the only culture some people have.
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