Debian testing - where do I get it?
Martijn van Oosterhout
kleptog at svana.org
Fri Mar 21 11:30:59 EST 2003
On Thu, Mar 20, 2003 at 11:15:45PM +1100, Simon Fowler wrote:
> I think Alex is confusing testing with unstable here - tracking
> unstable can easily be ~50MB per update, whether you update daily or
> weekly. Testing is a lot less extreme, in my experience, and you can
> generally get away with following a lot less closely: updating once
> a week or even less should be fine, unless you happen to be looking
> at a really major change like the recent move to gcc-3.2.
Hmm, I use unstable but the last time I did a full update would be a month
ago now. Except for security updates, there's no real need to update unless
you really need to get some new features. Hence I only update some packages
on a regular basis and most packages only occasionally.
Hence I get the stuff I want with downloading masses of package all the
I'm waiting for the whole KDE/glibc/gcc3.2/etc to stabalise before I my next
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at svana.org> http://svana.org/kleptog/
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