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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Proposal for project in root namespace: GNOME:*
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 16:27:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <200609181627.41736.adrian@xxxxxxx>
Am Monday 18 September 2006 16:13 schrieb Dominique Leuenberger:
> >>> Reply on 18-09-2006 17:12:38 <<<> Am Monday 18 September 2006 15:39
> >>> schrieb Stanislav Brabec:
> >>>
> > > Adrian Schröter wrote:
> > > > Hm, that would mean when there is a stable Gnome 2.18 all people
> >
> > needs to
> >
> > > > change their repository URLs ?
> > >
> > > Yes. Exactly this was my intention.
> > >
> > > After GNOME 2.x 2.x+2 update, desktop often needs small
> >
> > reconfiguration
> >
> > > and some things may even disappear.
> > >
> > > Imagine that you are using 2.x and you will get 2.x+2 overnight. Your
> > > desktop is now different, needs some work to adjust it, and may be
> >
> > even
> >
> > > less stable. And what is worse, there is no way to undo this change.
> >
> > That would be always a bug IMHO. How does a user do an update from
> > openSUSE
> > x.y to x.y+1 (or SLE) otherwise ?
> >
> > > That's a reason, why I would like to see stable versions in form
> > > GNOME2xx. When GNOME 2.x+2 appears, we can let 2.x repository
> >
> > silently
> >
> > > die in few weeks or months (i. e. stop updating and building).
> >
> > or rest forever, because some stupid app does not get ported :/
>
> Adrian,
>
> on this topic I already posted once on factory, but did not get an answer.
> Maybe here coule be a better place?

this is a different topic. Please do not mix this up, we are talking about
upgrading the source and not the distribution below.

bye
adrian

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Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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