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Re: [opensuse] Re: how to update iso image of opensuse releases to the latest (fixed) packages that had been released ever since gold status?
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On 2012-08-22 19:45, Jim Henderson wrote:
On Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:27:27 +0200, Carlos E. R. wrote:

Better to catch those problems during the actual release beta cycle, isn't
it?

That is never going to happen.

It sure seems like in general it /has/ happened. We haven't really had any
serious issues
with not being able to install on most hardware. ISTR one release that had
that happen
(11.3, maybe?).

I mean bugs with packages, most are found later.

The real testing phase is the first month after the release, and that is a
fact. A
release becomes usable after two months of release, when the devs have cured
the
problems discovered in the first month.

And those updates are tested a lot, too.

They're not tested on install media, which is kinda my point.

I know, but I prefer to guess that issues would be few and worth a try. Maybe
one sub-release
at midterm.

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 12.1 x86_64 "Asparagus" at Telcontar)
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