When will Debian 7.0 with Linux Kernel 3.x be Released?
On Sat, 7 Apr 2012 10:16:46 +1200, Chris wrote in message
> On Fri, Apr 06, 2012 at 05:21:01PM +0100, Lisi wrote:
> > On Friday 06 April 2012 17:02:05 Chris Bannister wrote:
> > > Ummm, well, obviously if you have backports in your sources list
> > > you are no longer running stable.
> > It depends on the pinning. I have it in my sources.list, but I
> > have to ask for it expressly for a particular package. I don't
> > feel that one or two backported packages immediately means that the
> > system is not stable/Stable. What about the multimedia repository?
> > Opera? etc. Obviously anything that comes out of any repository
> > other than main is not true-blue-pucka Stable. But in the real
> > world one sometimes has to compromise, and I would still feel able
> > to claim that my Stable box is just that, Stable.
> You seem to be confusing the meaning of stable in the distribution
> sense. It doesn't mean "free of bugs" or "unlikely to crash", it
> means unchanging/not moving. So by having backports you are changing
> Likewise, unstable doesn't mean "buggy" or "likely to crash", it means
> "constantly changing".
> Perhaps better names would have been
..naaah, call them "development/testing/production." ;o)
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