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Re: [opensuse] Latest Thunderbird and Firefox for SUSE?
  • From: Pete Connolly <pete.connolly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 22:26:20 +0000
  • Message-id: <200512012226.20707.pete.connolly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 01 December 2005 22:16, Trey Sizemore wrote:
> On Thu Dec 01, 2005 12:38PM, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> > Why? The products are meant to stay stable and only get security and
> > bugfixes.
> >
> > Adding version upgrades for packages would reduce our resources for
> > new products which would hurt those...
> >
> > If you want bleeding edge software our package maintainers offer packages
> > (Mozilla, Apache, wine, etc.), newer desktops are in the supplemental
> > branches (GNOME, KDE) or if you want an all bleeding edge SUSE, use the
> > Factory branch.
> >
> > Ciao, marcus
>
> What is the Factory branch?

Hi Trey

There's a good outline here..

http://www.opensuse.org/Factory_Distribution

In summary, "The Factory Distribution is the current state of the development
for the next SUSE Linux distribution".

The cutting edge code. Here be Dragons!

Cheers

Pete


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