On 2021/02/16 23:30, Thorsten Kukuk wrote:
Seems you mix up Tumbleweed as rolling release
openSUSE Leap/SLE as stable distribution.
In the first case, you have always the newest stuff, in the later
case, you have stable interfaces, with the drawback, this is old
Windows gets around it by having multiple so's -- installing the
that each program compiled with.
Tumbleweed tries the best to provide all the new,
in a stable way, Leap and SLE tries eveything to stay compatible
without providing all the new features.
That answers my question about how many corporations are using TW.
Though to be honest, I want to update my linux system about as often
as I change Win OS's. Win 7 was out for about 12 years w/support. I was
an early adopter and am still using it. But never was Win7 keeping me
from using new programs (well until recently). How many progs from
an opensuse release from 2008 would work on a system from today?
Well the tarball for setserial hasn't changed in atleast 14 years,
according to the changelog it hasn't changed version since 2000, the
only changes in the last 10 years were disabling init scripts and moving
stuff into /usr so atleast some :-)
Simon Lees (Simotek)
Emergency Update Team keybase.io/simotek
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