On Sat, 1 Dec 2012 11:28:57 -0300 Claudio Freire email@example.com wrote:
On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 11:20 AM, Anders Johansson firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Saturday, 2012-12-01 at 14:36 +0100, Anders Johansson wrote:
Not spam (I hope) but is there a reason why the x86_64 builds are excluded? I was considering an upgrade to factory this weekend and would like to know this before potentially destroying my 12.2 install
I would never replace a stable version with a factory one. Hard disks are big enough to have both side by side.
Are they? Have you seen my computer?
Hint: it's not, nor do I intend to buy a new one
And hard disks tend to be filled with other stuff. I find myself in that predicament quite often, having large disks filled with stuff and thus no GB to spare for some test.
But that doesn't make that recommendation a bad one. You probably want to stick to a stable release for the base OS - make room for a VM.
As it can only(?) require about an extra 10GiB for another partition for a test system, I'm a little surprised you can't find room for one. I've always partitioned my disk(s) to allow for about three systems, one operational, one test, and the old operational in case the new one goes belly up due to previously unseen bugs. So. on this machine, I have 12.1, 12.2 and 12.3-M1. Once the final release of 12.3 arrives, it will be installed on the 12.1 partition.